Mitzi SHEARER, The devil's playmates 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 playmates 1979 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint, printed in black ink, from two plates (two images) Support: thick white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/5
Edition: edition of 5

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below impression, black pencil, 'Shearer '79'. Inscribed lower centre below impression, black pencil, ' 'The devil's playmates ' '. Inscribed lower left below impression, black pencil, '3/5'.
Dimensions: printed image (overall) 23.2 h x 11.8 w cm plate-mark (a) 11.4 h x 11.8 w cm plate-mark (b) 11.4 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 32.0 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.833
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.