Jörg SCHMEISSER, Fremantle to Wittenoom Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Fremantle to Wittenoom 1980 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and sofr-ground etching, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: medium-weight smooth buff wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'HAHNEMÜHLE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 53/80
Edition: edition of 80

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, 'FREEMANTLE TO WITTENNOOM'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '53/80'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '257'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 45.5 h x 61.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.8 h x 72.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.107
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014