Jörg SCHMEISSER, Scf V (sugarcane fire) Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Scf V (sugarcane fire) 1986 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from three plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof 10/10
Edition: artist's proof edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '86'. Titled verso lower centre in black pencil, 'SUGARCANE FIRE Inscribed with edition details lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Ap X/X'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '378'..
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.3 h x 25.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.5 h x 35.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.120
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014