Mitzi SHEARER, Primitive design (sampler no.2) Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Primitive design (sampler no.2) 1978 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/5
Edition: edition of 5

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Shearer '78'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Primitive Design' Sampler No.2'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/5'.
Dimensions: printed image 28.3 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.823
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.