Jörg SCHMEISSER, Sleepy Bay, Tasmania Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Sleepy Bay, Tasmania 1991 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 26/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '91'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sleepy Bay TAS'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '18/80'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '450'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Arches / 450'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.8 h x 24.7 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 36.0 h x 39.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.135
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014