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Collection

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
Study for 'Within a waiting grove'
Year
1997
Media categories
Drawing, Collage
Materials used
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
Dimensions

37.9 x 50.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 17.2.97".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
254.2001
Location
Not on display
Further information

Gleeson's tonal approach to drawing had a significant impact on 'Within a waiting grove'. It was painted entirely in monochrome, with colour added in washes afterwards. Gleeson made only a few in this way; 'The sower' 1944, is another.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 119.

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 119 (colour illus.). cat.no. 56

Exhibition history (1)

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