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Title

Study for 'The prepared grove'

1990

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

  • Details

    Date
    1990
    Media categories
    Drawing , Collage
    Materials used
    charcoal, collage, pencil, squared with pencil on white wove paper
    Dimensions
    37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 15.9.90".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    187.2001
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    James Gleeson

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  • About

    '... it was the idea of a grove, prepared for some sort of event, and a pathway leading you into what may happen', James Gleeson 27 August 2002.

    A study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 3' and is remarkably similar to the larger drawing and painting. This is typical of Gleeson's working method. From the start he has a very clear overall image, which he elaborates and enlarges, but rarely alters radically.

    Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 94.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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