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Collection

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
Study for 'Genesis'
Year
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
Accession number
189.2001
Location
Not on display
Further information

'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.

Bibliography (1)

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

Exhibition history (1)

James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Apr 2003–15 Jun 2003