Jörg SCHMEISSER, Gumtrees on the way to Sydney Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Gumtrees on the way to Sydney 1978 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick smooth buff wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg Schmeisser '78'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gumtrees on the way to Sydney'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP'. Inscribes verso lower centre in black pencil, '219'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.0 h x 61.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.6 h x 73.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.102
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014