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Title

Study for 'Windgrids'

1989

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

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  • Details

    Date
    1989
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal on white wove paper
    Dimensions
    37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 27.2.89".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    177.2001
    Artist information
    James Gleeson

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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

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