Jörg SCHMEISSER, Siena Towers Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Siena Towers 1983 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and open biting, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin 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'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'SIENA TOWERS'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP.'. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '289' inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '289'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.8 h x 15.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.6 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.113
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014