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Collection

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
Study for 'An unusual concurrence'
Year
1998
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
charcoal, collage on white wove paper
Dimensions

37.8 x 50.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 24.1.98".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
259.2001
Location
Not on display
Further information

It is these drawings over which Gleeson places a gridded sheet of Perspex in order to transfer the image onto canvas. Therefore they are more than merely preliminary studies, but are the basis for, or final design for each painting.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2001

Exhibition history (1)

Country Culture Community (2008-09), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Nov 2008–19 Apr 2009