Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Ebisu Matsuri [Ebisu festival] 1972 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 40/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg Schmeisser 72'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ebsiu [sic] Matsuri'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '40/40'. Inscribes lower right corner in black pencil, '94'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.4 h x 29.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 43.6 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.97
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014.