Stolp, Germany 1942
Canberra, Australia 2012
The serpent goddess of Amo-ga-ike
Collection Title: Schmeisser, Jörg. Japanese folk legends. The artist, 1971-72.
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth brown laid Iwano Ichibei paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'design composed of four lines'.
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 60
Edition Notes: Eri Wanajo, Curator, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, has identified various seals used by the artist throughout this portfolio: [syu] means 'vermilion'.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left within printed image in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 72'.
stamped with artist square seal [syu] lower left within image in red ink.
inscribed with edition details lower left within printed image in black pencil, '21/60'.
inscribed lower left within printed image in black pencil, '13 [enclosed within circle]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image 51.0 h x 36.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 68.5 h x 48.0 w cm
: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. Accession No
: NGA 2014.188.15 Image rights
: © Jorg Schmeisser
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014