An image of Robert Klippel and friends with a carving from William Ohly's collection at the Abbey Art Centre in London

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Robert Klippel and friends with a carving from William Ohly's collection at the Abbey Art Centre in London

Location
Not on display
Further information

Shortly after arriving in London, Robert Klippel met William Ohly a collector of 'primitive' art and owner of the Berkeley Galleries in London. Klippel joined the large group of Australian and international artists living at Ohly's property 'The Abbey' in Hertfordshire on the outskirts of London. Here he rented a room and a wooden pavillion in the gardens as his outdoor workshop. Also living at The Abbey was painter James Gleeson, who became a good friend of Klippel.

Place of origin
London, England
Year
1947
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
13.8 x 19.4 cm image; 15.2 x 20.7 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u. r., verso, pencil "1947".

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
ARC409.1.100