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Title

Robert Klippel modelling the head of Cliff Brown

1946

Artist

Rosemary Madigan

Australia

05 Dec 1926 – 12 Feb 2019

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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
    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
    Copyright

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    Rosemary Madigan

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    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • 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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