An image of Nina Mermey and Robert Klippel

G. McGrath

( – )

Nina Mermey and Robert Klippel

Location
Not on display
Further information

In September-October 1949 Robert Klippel began a relationship with New Yorker Nina Mermey, a University of Syracuse graduate on a trip to Paris. He later married her in 1954. After Klippel returned to Sydney in 1950 Mermey visited him from August 1950 to June 1951, during which time this photograph was taken at Her Majesty Arcade in Sydney city.

Place of origin
Australia
Year
1951
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
8.2 x 13.2 cm image; 9.0 x 14.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
ARC409.1.113