Skip to content

Collection

An image of The oracle by James Gleeson

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
The oracle
Other titles:
Encounter upon a personal shore
Year
(1948)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

25.4 x 20.3 cm stretcher; 36.2 x 31.0 x 5.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black oil "Gleeson". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1952
Accession number
8635
Copyright
© Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Deborah Edwards and Steven Miller, Australian Collection Focus: James Gleeson & Robert Klippel Madame Sophie Sesostoris (a pre-raphaelite satire) 1947-48, Sydney, 1998, (illus.).

Glenbrook School of Arts, Third Annual Australian Arts and crafts exhibition (1964), Blue Mountains, 1964. no catalogue number

Exhibition history (4)

Third Annual Australian Arts and crafts exhibition (1964), Glenbrook School of Arts, Glenbrook, 17 Apr 1964–18 Apr 1964

Modern Muses (1989), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–19 Nov 1989

Australian Collection Focus: James Gleeson and Robert Klippel: Madame Sophie Sesostoris, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Nov 1998–24 Jan 1999

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000