Mitzi SHEARER, Circus Enlarge 1 /1


Bratislava, Czechoslovakia 1909 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1995

  • Austria 1932-35
  • South Africa 1936-76
  • Australia from 1976

Circus [Oh what a circus] 1979 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from two plates Support: cream wove paper
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '79'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Circus' '. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Proof'.
Dimensions: printed image (overall) 17.8 h x 25.9 w cm sheet 55.9 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1722
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.