Jörg SCHMEISSER, Soldier, Terracotta near Sian Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Soldier, Terracotta near Sian 1981 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth light brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 14/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '81' Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Terracotta / soldier XI/XV'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '14/80'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '276'.
Secondary Insc: Blindstamp lower left corner, 'image of three lines reflected'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.9 h x 9.9 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 26.8 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.109
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014