Jörg SCHMEISSER, Princeton raven Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Princeton raven 2000 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in blue-black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'HAHNEMÜHLE'.
Edition State: state 1
Impression: state proof 3/5
Edition: state edition of 5

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 2000'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'PRINCETON RAVEN'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'State I III/V'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.0 h x 20.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.4 h x 36.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.151
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014