Jörg SCHMEISSER, Close Up Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Close Up 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'HAHNEMÜHLE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 39/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '84'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Close-up'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '39/50'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '304'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.8 h x 17.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.6 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.116
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014