Jörg SCHMEISSER, Odd bit on dark ground Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Odd bit on dark ground 2000 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and soft-groung etching, 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: 21/60
Edition: edition of 60

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, 'odd bit...on dark ground'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '21/60'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '575'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.8 h x 11.8 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 2014.153
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014