Sternenwerfer – asleep

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In 1981 I met an extraordinary individual: Laurie Matheson…In 1987 I was asked by his Widow Christina to carve a figure called “Asleep” in Carrara marble as his gravestone

Artist: Peter Schipperheyn, born Melbourne Australia 1955

Title: “asleep” carved 1987

Dimensions: 460 mm in height by 2020 mm in length by 800 mm in depth [life-size figure].

Medium: Carrara Statuario Marble.

Present location: Mt Macedon Cemetery, Mt Macedon. Victoria.

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