Mitzi SHEARER, The wheel of fortune Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The wheel of fortune 1977 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: cream wove lithographic paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Shearer '77'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Wheel of Fortune'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Proof'.
Dimensions: printed image 31.1 h x 32.2 w cm sheet 52.5 h x 43.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1574
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.