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

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

They pleaded ignorance. First part c.1984 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1st proof

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate mark, black pencil, 'Shearer'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st Proof/ Part of They pleaded ignorance' '.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 20.1 w cm sheet 22.5 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1555
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.