Lesbia THORPE, Winter skyline. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Winter skyline. 1981 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut and lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: thin textured cream wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamps lower right within printed image in red ink, '[Chinese characters within square] / [LB within sqaure]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'WINTER SKYLINE'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, '1981 / S / W.C + Lt'.
Dimensions: printed image 51.0 h x 63.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 57.5 h x 68.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1036
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.