Mitzi SHEARER, The forest came alive Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The forest came alive 1984-88 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate, hand-coloured Support: cream wove paper
Impression: Unique 3

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '84'/ '...'88'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil,' 'The forest came alive' /'Hand coloured in '88'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Unique 3'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (irregular) 11.8 h x 11.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 30.6 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1673
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.