Mitzi SHEARER, The beauty contest Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The beauty contest 1978 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown-black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '78'. Inscribed lower centre below plate mark in black pencil, 'the Beauty Contest'. Inscribed lower left below plate mark in black pencil, '7/10'. Erased inscription lower left below current editioning.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.4 h x 21.5 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 31.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1604
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.