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Title

The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin

2004


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

2004


Media category

Painting


Materials used

diptych: oil on canvas


Dimensions

174.0 x 404.0 cm stretcher overall :

0 - Whole; 174 x 202 cm; dimensions of each panel/stretcher

0 - Whole; 181.3 x 210.8 x 6 cm; dimensions of each frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner left panel [part a], yellow oil "Gleeson '04". Signed and dated l.l. corner right panel [part b], brown/black oil "Gleeson '04". Signed c.r. verso left panel (part a), black fibre-tipped pen "... James Gleeson". Signed c.r. verso right panel (part b), black fibre-tipped pen "... James Gleeson".


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

253.2005.a-b


Artist information

James Gleeson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

479


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2006, 'Year in review: Australian art', pg. 20-22, Sydney, 2006, 6 (colour illus., detail), 20 (colour illus.).

Lou Klepac, Look, 'An astonishing creativity: Lou Klepac celebrates the work of James Gleeson at 90', pg. 20-23, Sydney, Nov 2005, 22, 23 (colour illus.).

Corrie Perkin (Editor), Gallery, 'Tribute to a great Australian artist', pg. 10, South Melbourne, Jan 2005-Feb 2005, 10 (colour illus.). Photograph of James Gleeson standing in front of 'The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin' at the NGV exhibition 'James Gleeson: Beyond the screen of sight', in 2004.

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'James Gleeson', pg. 11, Sydney, Feb 2007, 11. Photograph of James Gleeson with 'The Ubu diptych'.