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Title

Harry Boyd posing for the sandstone sculpture 'Opus 24' 1946 by Robert Klippel

1946

Artist

Robert Klippel

Australia, United States of America

19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    1946
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    10.7 x 15.2 cm image; 11.3 x 15.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Dated upper c., verso, ink "1946".

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC409.1.82
    Copyright

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    Robert Klippel

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    Works in the collection

    259

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  • About

    Harry Boyd was a friend of Robert Klippel's from 1943. Klippel wrote in his notebook: "The job I am doing of Harry in stone - I can't put into words how I feel about his bigness, about obvious things in the man - I would like to be able to express through one volume, if it were possible, the essence of the thing felt - everything in one shape.". The final work 'No. 24 Harry Boyd' 1946 is in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Kensington, 1983, page 20. plate 9

    • James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Kensington, 1983, page 18. from his notebook

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