Lesbia THORPE, Cardinal's colours. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

  • Europe 1960-62, 1972-75
  • Taiwan 1976-78

Cardinal's colours. 1960 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from three masonite blocks Support: thin smooth wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/12
Edition: edition of 12

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'CARDINAL'S COLOURS'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '10/12'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'mas. 1960 / M'.
Dimensions: printed image 55.6 h x 43.0 w cm sheet 58.6 h x 45.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1033
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.