Mitzi SHEARER, Long ago and far away Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Long ago and far away 1979 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: textured cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '79'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Long ago and far away' '. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/10'. Erased inscriptions below current edition number and title.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.2 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 24.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1995
Accession No: NGA 97.1542
  • Gift of the artist through her estate to the NGA, September 1997.