Jörg SCHMEISSER, Griffin Enlarge 1 /1

Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Griffin 1990 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'HAHNEMÜHLE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 30/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 90'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '[illegible] / GRIFFIN'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '30/50'. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '425'. inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '425'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.0 h x 18.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.4 h x 35.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.131
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014