Robert KLIPPEL, Drawing 2: Head Enlarge 1 /1

Robert KLIPPEL

Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia 1920 – Sydney, Australia 2001

  • England, France 1947-50
  • USA 1957-63, 1966-67

Drawing 2: Head February 1949 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and gouache Support: thin cream wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated lower right below image in black pencil, '2/49'. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso, 'Robert Klippel, Paris, 1949'
Dimensions: image 32.8 h x 19.2 w cm sheet (irregular) 37.0 h x 25.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gleeson (1983)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1069
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • The artist's wife
  • Gary Anderson Gallery
  • Mr Geoff Brown
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007