Stolp, Germany 1942
Canberra, Australia 2012
Todaiji, the Lantern's Lion
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in 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: published state
Edition: edition of 50
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 02'.
Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Todaiji, the Lantern's Lion'.
Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '10/50'.
Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '589'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
plate-mark 20.8 h x 20.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 38.4 h x 38.6 w cm
: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. Accession No
: NGA 2014.157 Image rights
: © Jorg Schmeisser
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014