Robert KLIPPEL, not titled [1 construction suggesting reptile form with head, tail and triangular spines, [1] recto and [0] verso]. Enlarge 1 /1

Robert KLIPPEL

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

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

not titled [1 construction suggesting reptile form with head, tail and triangular spines, [1] recto and [0] verso]. March 1949
Collection Title: Sketchbook 7, March - September 1949, and January - April 1950, Paris.
Title Notes: Illustrated in Gleeson (1983), p.79.
Page: leaf 4
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in black pen and ink, with red, blue and green watercolours. Support: smooth thin cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Dated recto lower right below image in blue ballpoint pen, '3/49.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: leaf 13.4 h x 9.0 w cm cover 13.6 h x 9.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1255.26.4
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1976.