Jörg SCHMEISSER, Yellow/blue back shell Enlarge 1 /1

Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Yellow/blue back shell [Yellow/blueblack shell] 1996 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 right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '96'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'YELLOW/BLUE BACK SHELL'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '9/80'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '513'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 12.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 27.2 h x 26.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.148
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014