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Title

Untitled


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

Framing an image within another, as in this drawing, was a compositional device Gleeson first used in paintings in the 1940s e.g. 'Images' 1946 and 'The perilous room' 1949. The first study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 1'.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 69.


Details


Date

1980


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal, pastel, watercolour


Dimensions

50.4 x 71.5 cm image; 60.0 x 80.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "Gleeson 20.7.80".


Credit

Gift of Lou Klepac 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

295.1993


Artist information

James Gleeson

Works in the collection

479


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 69 (colour illus.). cat.no. 25