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Title

Engraving, from the portfolio Lord Howe Island: for example


Artist

Jörg Schmeisser

Australia, Japan, Germany

1942 - 01 Jun 2012


About

Jörg Schmeisser studied at the Hamburg Fine Art Academy, Germany 1962-67, majoring in printmaking under Paul Wunderlich. In 1967 he received a scholarship that enabled him to continue studies at the Kyoto Fine Art Academy, Japan and taught there 1969-72 and again in 1989. From 1965-73 was a regular participant as draughtsman/artist in archaeological expeditions in Greece and Israel, run by the Columbia University of Missouri. He first visited Australia in 1976 and in 1978 he was appointed to the Canberra School of Art to establish the printmaking workshop and was its Head until 1997. He has travelled extensively in Europe, Asia and Australia and has held solo exhibitions since 1969.


Details


Place where the work was made

Lord Howe Island New South Wales Australia


Date

1984


Media categories

Print , Artist book


Materials used

engraving printed in black ink on ivory wove paper


Edition

4/40


Dimensions

11.5 x 5.6 cm platemark


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Keiko Amenomori-Schmeisser through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

342.2012.4


Artist information

Jörg Schmeisser

Works in the collection

64


Place

Where the work was made
Lord Howe Island