Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Breaking the ice [a] 2002-3
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 one plate Support: cream wove Hahnemuhle etching paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right, 'HAHNEMUHLE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jorg/Schmeisser/03'. not titled. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/100'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.9 h x 9.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.6 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jörg and Keiko Schmeisser 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.580
Image rights: © Jörg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Canberra, December 2004.