Jörg SCHMEISSER, San Gimignano Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

San Gimignano 1981 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in blue 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 lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'San Gimignano'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'artist's proof'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '286'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '286'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.0 h x 16.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.5 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.112
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014