Robert KLIPPEL, not titled [9 compositions, geometric diagrams and horizontal constructions (one completed in three-dimensions), [5] recto and [4] verso], plus inscriptions. Enlarge 1 /2
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Robert KLIPPEL

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

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

not titled [9 compositions, geometric diagrams and horizontal constructions (one completed in three-dimensions), [5] recto and [4] verso], plus inscriptions. 1949
Collection Title: Sketchbook 6. February, March - April 1949, Paris.
Page: leaf 6
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream graph paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Inscribed recto upper right in black pencil, '6 [enclosed in circle]'. Inscribed recto centre left below sketch in black pencil, 'Main Masses / Vert, Diag, Hor. / Type of Shapes. Hard, Soft, Triangle, Elliptical, etc. / Material Truth to / Conception / Spirit of age / Romantic Classical. / age [stricken through] / Degree of Formalisation. / Tension, Rhythm Movements / Volume / Geometric Structures'. Inscribed verso upper right below sketch in black pencil, 'Disc'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: leaf 15.6 h x 9.6 w cm cover 15.6 h x 9.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1255.16.7AB
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1976.