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Title

Portrait of Robert Klippel

1977


Artist

Kevin Connor

Australia

1932 -


About

Awarded the Archibald Prize for 1977 and acquired by the Gallery in 1978.


Details


Date

1977


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

181.5 x 151.0 cm stretcher; 188.8 x 158.2 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, light grey oil "Connor 77".


Credit

Purchased 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2.1978


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1977


Artist information

Kevin Connor

Works in the collection

267


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes for 1978, Sydney, 1978, 8 (colour illus.), 11.

Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 234 (colour illus.).

Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 24 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, ‘Chapter 4: Into the 1970s’, pg. 61-85, Sydney, 2005, 74 (colour illus.), 75, 77, 146 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Into the 1970s', pg. 63-87, Sydney, 1999, 76 (colour illus.), 77.

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 234 (colour illus.).