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Title

Study for 'An autumn incident'


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

It is these drawings over which Gleeson places a gridded sheet of Perspex in order to transfer the image onto canvas. Therefore they are more than merely preliminary studies, but are the basis for, or final design for each painting.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2001


Details


Date

1991


Media categories

Drawing , Collage


Materials used

charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper


Dimensions

38.0 x 51.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 2.1.91".


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

188.2001


Artist information

James Gleeson

Works in the collection

479


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 96 (colour illus.). cat.no. 42

Charles Nodrum., James Gleeson: The sea, 'James Gleeson: the sea', Richmond, 2003. cat.no. 5; this is the final painting from which the gallery's drawing is a study