Jörg SCHMEISSER, Venice lionheads Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Venice lionheads 1994 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from three plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 94'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'VENICE LIONHEADS'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'IV/XXX'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '486'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.6 h x 20.5 w cm sheet 39.6 h x 36.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.143
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014