Jörg SCHMEISSER, not titled [portfolio cover for 'Japanese folk legends'] Enlarge 1 /2
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Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

not titled [portfolio cover for 'Japanese folk legends'] 1971-1972 Description: portfolio comprising of [19] woodcut images and [2] pages of woodcut text on [21] light brown sheets. Loose-bound cardboard covered in mottled grey fabric with [2] ivory pin fasteners.

Collection Title: Schmeisser, Jörg. Japanese folk legends. The artist, 1971-72.
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, line-block, printed in red ink, from one block Support: cardboard portfolio covered in linen
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 21/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: portfolio (closed) 71.0 h x 55.0 w cm portfolio (open) 139.0 h x 156.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.188.22
Image rights: © Jorg Schmeisser
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014