Jörg SCHMEISSER, Diary and icebergs Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Diary and icebergs 1998
Collection Title: 'Jörg Schmeisser: Breaking the Ice', works from the Antarctic 1998-2003.
Place made: Turner studio, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in blue-black ink, from four plates, on one sheet Support: cream wove Hanemuhle etching paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: state proof

Edition Notes: Drawn by Schmeisser on board the ship
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jorg Schmeisser '98'. not titled. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'STATE PROOF/FIRST STATE'; and lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'first state'/'A' within a circle.
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.6 h x 61.2 w cm sheet 53.6 h x 71.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jörg and Keiko Schmeisser 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.552
Image rights: © Jörg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Canberra, December 2004.