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

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

Once upon a time 1979 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Creation Notes: 1983, hand-coloured
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate, hand-coloured Support: laid paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '79/83'. Inscribed along lower edge, below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Unique No4'. 'Once upon a time' (Hand coloured-'83)'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.2 h x 20.1 w cm sheet 28.4 h x 30.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.837
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.