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Robert Klippel in his Potts Point workshop

12 Apr 1957


  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Potts Point Sydney New South Wales Australia
    12 Apr 1957
    Media category
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    15.3 x 22.7 cm image
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Dated top c., verso, ink "12. 4. 57".

    National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Robert Klippel Estate © John Pearson

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    John Pearson

    Works in the collection


  • About

    In 1954 Robert Klippel established a workshop in the stables at the front of 'Fairhaven', a mansion at 8 Wylde Street in the inner-Sydney suburb of Potts Point. In this photograph taken by John Pearson, he is shown with a number of his metal sculptures made between 1954 and 1957 when he left for New York. In the foreground of the photograph Klippel stands with his work 'Opus 66' 1955, now in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Also visible in the photograph are 'Opus 71' 1956-57 and 'Opus 73' 1957.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Potts Point

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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