Lesbia THORPE, Parachute jump. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Parachute jump. 1982 Place made: Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamps lower right below printed image in red ink, '??? [artist's Chinese character name, translates as 'Lu Buwen']' / '[LB within square] / ?????? [Taiwanese approximation of Lesbian Thorpe, 'Topu Risibia']. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Parachute Jump'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '8/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1982 / Q / W.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 59.0 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 70.1 h x 50.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1044
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.