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Title

Study for 'Locus Ganesa'

1983

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

  • Details

    Date
    1983
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal on ivory wove paper
    Dimensions
    38.0 x 51.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 31.12.83".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    163.2001
    Copyright
    © Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation

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    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

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Charles Nodrum'., James Gleeson: The sea, 'James Gleeson: the sea', Richmond, 2003. cat.no. 1; this is the final painting from which the gallery's drawing is a study

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