Mitzi SHEARER, Beauty amongst the thorns Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Beauty amongst the thorns 1978 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/12
Edition: edition of 12

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '78'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Beauty amongst the thorns'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/12'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.3 h x 29.2 w cm sheet 64.0 h x 50.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.821
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.