Stolp, Germany 1942
Canberra, Australia 2012
Todaiji, a Dragon's Head
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper soft-ground 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 left corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [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, 'Dragon / Head'.
Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '14/50'.
Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '591'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
plate-mark 20.4 h x 20.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 40.0 h x 36.3 w cm
: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. Accession No
: NGA 2014.159 Image rights
: © Jorg Schmeisser
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014