Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

New Year's Card [monkey] 1980 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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 / '80' Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'New Year / card'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '246'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'C10 MONKEY (NEW YEAR) LEANING'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.8 h x 11.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 26.9 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.105
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014