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Photo etching, from the portfolio Lord Howe Island: for example



Jörg Schmeisser

Australia, Japan, Germany

1942 – 01 Jun 2012

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Lord Howe Island New South Wales Australia
    Media categories
    Print , Artist's book
    Materials used
    photo etching in black ink on ivory wove paper
    10.4 x 10.4 cm platemark; 24.4 x 24.5 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Gift of Keiko Amenomori-Schmeisser through Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program 2012
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Jörg Schmeisser Estate

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    Artist information
    Jörg Schmeisser

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Lord Howe Island

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