Mitzi SHEARER, The devil's playmate Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The devil's playmate 1983-92 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'BFK RIVES France'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/3
Edition: edition of 3

Primary Insc: Signed and dated c.r., below plate mark, black pencil, 'Shearer 82/92'. Inscribed c.c., below plate mark, black pencil, ' 'The devil's playmate' '. Inscribed c.l., below plate mark, black pencil, '2/3'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (irregular) 11.4 h x 11.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 37.9 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1595
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.