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Title

Studies for 'Eau + Feu = Calamite' Execution


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

The drawing 'Execution' is a direct reference to Francisco Goya's masterpiece 'Third of May 1808', 1814, in the Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg.32.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1944


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pen and black ink, watercolour, opaque white


Dimensions

26.5 x 31.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pen and black ink "... J Gleeson 1944"


Credit

Gift of Frank O'Keefe 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

125.1993


Artist information

James Gleeson

Works in the collection

479


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.

Hendrik Kolenberg, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, 'Introduction', pg. 11-16, Sydney, 2003, 13, 34 (colour illus.). cat.no. 3d