Jörg SCHMEISSER, Shell for Dresden Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Shell for Dresden 2001 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-groung etching, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from two plates Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 01'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shell / for Dresden'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '585'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.8 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 26.7 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.156
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014