Mitzi SHEARER, To be or not to be Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

To be or not to be 1982 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream sketchbook wove paper
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '82'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'Proof'. inscribed lower left below plate mark ' 'To be or not to be' '.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.0 h x 6.9 w cm sheet 14.6 h x 11.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1671
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.