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Title

Robert Klippel and friends with a carving from William Ohly's collection at the Abbey Art Centre in London

1947


Artist

Unknown


About

Shortly after arriving in London, Robert Klippel met William Ohly a collector of 'primitive' art and owner of the Berkeley Galleries in London. Klippel joined the large group of Australian and international artists living at Ohly's property 'The Abbey' in Hertfordshire on the outskirts of London. Here he rented a room and a wooden pavillion in the gardens as his outdoor workshop. Also living at The Abbey was painter James Gleeson, who became a good friend of Klippel.


Details


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

1947


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

13.8 x 19.4 cm image; 15.2 x 20.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u. r., verso, pencil "1947".


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.100


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

20


Place

Where the work was made
London

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, Sydney, 2002, page 33.