Mitzi SHEARER, Oh, what a circus! Enlarge 1 /1

Mitzi SHEARER

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

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

Oh, what a circus! 1984-92 Title Notes: Alternative title 'The Circus', Proof 1979; Proof 1st Stage. 1980.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from two plates Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'BFK RIVES FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/2
Edition: edition of 2

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer 84/92'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Oh, what a Circus' '. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/2'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (overall) 17.1 h x 26.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 28.5 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1598
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.