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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 [Front cover of Sketchbook 1. January 1949, Paris]. 1948-1949 Description: spiral bound sketchbook with green cardboard cover comprising of [40] leaves with [292] compositions on [39] leaves and outside front cover, plus [1] sheet of inscriptions.

Collection Title: Sketchbook 1. January 1949, Paris.
Page: front cover
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: Date inscribed on front cover (1948) differs from date allocated by James Gleeson (1949) in Gleeson (1983), p.72.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in black pencil. Support: thin smooth green cardboard.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Dated lower right in black ballpoint pen, '1948'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribedr ecto upper right by James Gleeson in red ballpoint pen, '1 [enclosed in circle]'. Inscribed recto upper left by Assistant Curator of Australian Drawings, Gráinne Murphy in black pencil, 'sketch book ten'.
Dimensions: cover 13.0 h x 9.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1255.14.1
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1976.