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Title

Robert Klippel modelling the head of Cliff Brown

1946


Artist

Rosemary Madigan

Australia

05 Dec 1926 - 12 Feb 2019


About

After leaving the Navy Robert Klippel continued studies at the East Sydney Technical College under the Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme. Here he met Marie and Cliff Brown, with whom he established a decades-long spiritual dialogue. When this work was created Klippel was studying under sculptor Lyndon Dadswell, whose influence is apparent in works from this time.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1946


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

7.6 x 12.8 cm image; 8.2 x 13.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u.r., 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

ARC409.1.85


Artist information

Rosemary Madigan

Artist profile

Works in the collection

7


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

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