Study for 'Guardian posts'
21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008
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
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
37.8 x 51.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 18.7.95".
Gift of the artist 2001
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Apr 2003–15 Jun 2003
Referenced in 1 publication
Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, 'Refined Destruction! Dainty Horror!', pg. 19-28, Sydney, 2003, 18 (illus., detail), 19, 112 (colour illus.). cat.no. 52