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
charcoal, paper collage, black fibre-tipped pen, pen and white ink on white wove paper
31.0 x 45.9 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 18.7.99".
Gift of the artist 2001
Not on display
© Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation
Shown in 1 exhibition
James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Apr 2003–15 Jun 2003
Referenced in 1 publication
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 122 (colour illus.). cat.no. 59