Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Carapace 1988 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from two plates Support: thick smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 24/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '88' Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'CARAPACE'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '24/80'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '392'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.5 h x 18.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.4 h x 36.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.124
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014