An image of Robert Klippel modelling the head of Cliff Brown

Rosemary Madigan

(Australia 05 Dec 1926 – 12 Feb 2019)

Robert Klippel modelling the head of Cliff Brown

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
1946
Media
Photograph
Medium
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
Accession number
ARC409.1.85