386
386
ROBERT KLIPPEL
AUSTRALIAN
NO. 253B METAL CONSTRUCTION
Estimation
35 00045 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
386
ROBERT KLIPPEL
AUSTRALIAN
NO. 253B METAL CONSTRUCTION
Estimation
35 00045 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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ROBERT KLIPPEL
1920-2001
AUSTRALIAN
NO. 253B METAL CONSTRUCTION
Bears engraved plate 'DAVID JONES/AWARDS FOR/FASHION EXCELLENCE/GRAND AWARD/TO/MAGLIA' on the base

Painted welded steel


Height 71cm; 89 by 73cm (irregular)
Executed in 1971
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Provenance

Commissioned by David Jones as the prize for its second Annual Award for Fashion Excellence in 1971
Awarded to Maglia Pty. Ltd.
Private collection, Melbourne

Bibliographie

James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Bay Books, Sydney, 1983, pp. 332, 473. 
Robert Klippel, Catalogue Raisonne, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, CD-ROM, cat. 253, illus (incorrectly dated as 1981)

Description

This sculpture was commissioned by David Jones in 1971 as the prize for its Second Annual Award for Fashion Excellence. It is a unique scaled up version of a work from 1970, fabricated by Les Wild under the artist's supervision.

Important Australian Art Including Selected International Works

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Melbourne