Jörg SCHMEISSER, Selbst [self] Enlarge 1 /1


Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Selbst [self] 1987 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-etching and etching, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from three plates Support: medium-weight smooth buff wove Hahnemühle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 87'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'SELBST'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '11/30'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '383'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 25.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.6 h x 36.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.182
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014