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Jörg SCHMEISSER

Stolp, Germany 1942 – Canberra, Australia 2012

  • Australia from 1976

Banksias and Canberra 2000 Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks with plate-tone, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof 11/20
Edition: edition of 100; plus 20 artist's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Jörg / Schmeisser / 2000'. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'BANKSIA AND CANBERRA PLAN'. Inscribed with edition details lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'XI/XX'. Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, '577'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 26.0 h x 24.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 26.0 h x 24.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keiko Schmeisser 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.155.1
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Keiko Schmeisser, the artist's widow, Canberra, 2014