Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Sketches in Ladakh Zanskar 1985 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, '[Hahnemühle rooster]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: test proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '85'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sketches in Ladakh - Zanskar'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'TEST PROOF'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '355'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 39.7 h x 49.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.6 h x 63.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.117
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014