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Collection

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
Study for 'The riddle of the clouds'
Year
1999
Media categories
Drawing, Collage
Materials used
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
Dimensions

30.9 x 45.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 5.7.99".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
282.2001
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

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 121 (colour illus.). cat.no. 58

Exhibition history (1)

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