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Title

Landscape with Obelisk

circa 1938-circa 1940

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    circa 1938-circa 1940
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil, watercolour
    Dimensions
    7.7 x 10.2 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Frank O'Keefe 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    121.1993
    Copyright
    © Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation

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    James Gleeson

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    Works in the collection

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  • About

    One of a number of early studies for surreal landscapes, this drawing is closely related to a painting. Although tiny, its landscape forms are monumental, akin to those in Gleeson's most recent paintings.

    Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg.32.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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