Jörg SCHMEISSER, Qin figures Enlarge 1 /1

Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Qin figures [Qin soldiers] 1984 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching, aquatint and etching, printed in colour inks, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 37/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / '84'. Titled verso lower centre in black pencil, 'QIN SOLDIERS'. Inscribed with edition details lower lower right within printed image in black pencil, '37/80'. Inscribed lower centre within printed image in black pencil, '[illegible]'. Inscribed lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'JS 296'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '296 / JS 296 / Q'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 48.0 h x 47.5 w cm sheet 48.0 h x 47.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.187
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014