Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Four shells 1995 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 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 63/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 95'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'four shells'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '63/80'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '497'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.5 h x 13.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 27.0 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.146
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014