Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Gion festival, Kyoto [Gion Matsuri, Kyoto] 1968 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'HAHNEMÜHLE'.
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 / 68'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'gion matsuri Kyoto'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '46'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.7 h x 39.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.5 h x 49.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.164
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014