Mitzi SHEARER, The backyard of my house Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

The backyard of my house 1982 Creation Notes: 1990, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: final proof

Edition Notes: Mitzi worked on this plate on top of someone else's design. The plate had been discarded, and Mitzi retrieved it and worked on it.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer 82/90'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'The Backyard of my house' '. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'FINAL PROOF'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 39.0 h x 24.0 w cm sheet 50.4 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.862
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.