An image of Robert Klippel in his Potts Point workshop

John Pearson

( – )

Robert Klippel in his Potts Point workshop

Location
Not on display
Further information

In 1954 Robert Klippel established a workshop in the stables at the front of 'Fairhaven', a mansion at 8 Wylde Street in the inner-Sydney suburb of Potts Point. In this photograph taken by John Pearson, he is shown with a number of his metal sculptures made between 1954 and 1957 when he left for New York. In the foreground of the photograph Klippel stands with his work 'Opus 66' 1955, now in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Also visible in the photograph are 'Opus 71' 1956-57 and 'Opus 73' 1957.

Place of origin
Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
12 Apr 1957
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
15.3 x 22.7 cm image
Signature & date

Not signed. Dated top c., verso, ink "12. 4. 57".

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
ARC409.1.178
Copyright
© Robert Klippel Estate © John Pearson