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Klaus FRIEDEBERGER

Berlin, Germany born 1922

  • England 1939-40
  • Australia 1940-50
  • England from 1950

not titled [Ballet fantasy]. September 1942 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in brush and watercolour and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in image in black ink, 'K. FRIEDEBERGER 42'. not titled. inscribed as part of work, 'A Sternberg / Production / Piano: Laqueur / Jenny Rinn-Ross / Costumes: G. Blank / Stage: E Wittenberg'. inscribed verso, 'K Friedeberger V377653 8th Aust. Emp. Coy. / Sept. 1942 / Melbourne'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 34.0 h x 53.4 w cm sheet 36.0 h x 53.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.964
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from the artist, London.
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney.
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007.