Jörg SCHMEISSER, Pagan, Jerusalem Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Pagan, Jerusalem 1972-73 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: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '73'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'PAGAN, JERUSALEM'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'EA. A [enclosed within circle]'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '102'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '47 [enclosed within circle]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.2 h x 21.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 26.5 h x 39.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.99
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014.