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An image of The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin by James Gleeson
Alternate image of The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin by James Gleeson Alternate image of The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin by James Gleeson

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
253.2005.a-b
Copyright
© Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

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, Newtown, 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, Newtown, Feb 2007, 11. Photograph of James Gleeson with 'The Ubu diptych'.

Exhibition history (1)

James Gleeson: Beyond the screen of sight: