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Soft ground etching, aquatint limited edition etching signed and dated 1988 professionally framed in a gold guilded frame. Jörg Schmeisser (1942–2012) stood as an eminent figure in the world of printmaking, revered for his technical prowess and profound conceptual depth. During his tenure as the Head of Printmaking at the Australian National University School of Art in Canberra from 1978 to 1996, he left an indelible mark as a nurturing mentor and influential educator.

Beyond his artistic pursuits, Schmeisser embodied a multifaceted persona, embracing roles as a humanist, environmentalist, cultural historian, and avid explorer. His extensive body of printed works serves as a testament to his extensive travels and keen observations, capturing the sublime and the simple intricacies of the world with unmatched sensitivity. He has exhibited across Japan, the United States, Europe, and Australia. His works are part of prestigius collections such as the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, and the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide, as well as various international collections in Europe, Israel, and the United States.


2.5W x 42.0D x 47.0H