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Title

Study for 'Study for 'Sky divisions gathering'

1989


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

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


Details


Date

1989


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal, collage on white wove paper


Dimensions

37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 9.3.89".


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

180.2001


Artist information

James Gleeson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

501