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

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

The forest came alive 1984 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1986, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper relief-etching, printed in black ink, from one plate: hand-coloured Support: thick white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/1
Edition: only 1 proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shearer '84'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'The forest came alive'/ Hand coloured 88 ' . Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Unique 1'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.8 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.865
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 1992.