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Title

Study for 'Genesis'

1991


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

'Genesis really described what I had in mind. Forms issuing from the darkness into the light and becoming concrete shapes and forms, the beginning', James Gleeson 27 August 2003.

The first study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 3'.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 97.


Details


Date

1991


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal, collage, squared with pencil on white wove paper


Dimensions

37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 5.5.91".


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

189.2001


Artist information

James Gleeson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

479


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953, 97 (colour illus.). cat.no. 43