Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Starfish 1994 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-groung 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 left, '[Hahnemühle rooster]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Starfish'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A/P'. inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '490'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.9 h x 12.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 25.6 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.145
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014