Thorpe was best known for her woodcuts and colour prints for which she won many prizes.
painter and printmaker, was born in Elsternwick, Victoria, on 15 March 1919. She studied art with Dattilo Rubbo in Sydney in 1931-37 and was elected a member of the Painter-Etchers Society in 1937 and of the Royal Art Society in 1943. In 1942 she executed murals and theatre sets for the Independent Theatre and the Theatre Royal; in 1944 (with William (Bill) Constable) she did murals for the Stage Door Canteen, Sydney. She illustrated Alan Marshall's People of the ...
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