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Title

Nina Mermey and Robert Klippel

1951

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Australia
    Date
    1951
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    8.2 x 13.2 cm image; 9.0 x 14.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC409.1.113
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    G. McGrath

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • About

    In September-October 1949 Robert Klippel began a relationship with New Yorker Nina Mermey, a University of Syracuse graduate on a trip to Paris. He later married her in 1954. After Klippel returned to Sydney in 1950 Mermey visited him from August 1950 to June 1951, during which time this photograph was taken at Her Majesty Arcade in Sydney city.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Australia

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