Mitzi SHEARER, The window cleaner Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The window cleaner 1980 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: monoprint variation

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '80/4'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'The window cleaner' '. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mono'. Erased inscription below current title.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.4 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 36.4 h x 23.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1720
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.