Jörg SCHMEISSER, not titled [first contents page for 'Japanese folk legends'] Enlarge 1 /1

Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

not titled [first contents page for 'Japanese folk legends'] 1971-1972
Collection Title: Schmeisser, Jörg. Japanese folk legends. The artist, 1971-72.
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth brown laid Iwano Ichibei paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'design composed of four lines'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 21/40
Edition: edition of 40

Edition Notes: Eri Wanajo, Curator, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, has identified various seals used by the artist throughout this portfolio: (Yi-raku) is a transliteration of 'Jorg" in Kanji.
Primary Insc: stamped with square artist's seal [Yi-raku] upper centre within image in red ink.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: text 47.2 h x 41.0 w cm sheet 68.5 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.188.1
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014