Robert KLIPPEL, Sketchbook 19a, 1950, Paris. Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Sketchbook 19a, 1950, Paris. 1950 Description: spiral-bound 'Croquis dessin - La Reliure Spirale' sketchbook with brown cardboard cover comprising of [10] leaves with [16] compositions on [10] leaves and oustide back cover

Collection Title: Robert Klippel: Sketchbook of abstract drawings
Title Notes: This sketchbook is not noted in James Gleeson's discussion on Klippel's Parisian sketchbooks, Gleeson (1983).
Page: collection record
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and ink, brush and ink, acrylic paint, black pencil, fibre-tipped pen and watercolour Support: paper, cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: Printed, 'CROQUIS / DESSIN' and trade mark.

Primary Insc: Inscribed on front cover in black pencil, 'Paris'.
Dimensions: cover 27.2 h x 21.2 w cm sheet 27.2 h x 21.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gleeson (1983)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1255.32.1-12
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, September 1976