Jörg SCHMEISSER, Jerusalem from four sides Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Jerusalem from four sides [Jerusalem from four sides] 1980 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black and orange ink with plate-tone, from two plates Support: thin smooth buff wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/100
Edition: edition of 100

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, 'JERUSaleM from four sides'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/100'. Inscribes lower right corner in black pencil, '251'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 42.0 h x 54.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 52.9 h x 71.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.106
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014