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Title

The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin

2004


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


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Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

2004


Media category

Painting


Materials used

diptych: oil on canvas


Dimensions

174.0 x 404.0 cm stretcher overall :

0 - Whole; 174 x 202 cm; dimensions of each panel/stretcher

0 - Whole; 181.3 x 210.8 x 6 cm; dimensions of each frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner left panel [part a], yellow oil "Gleeson '04".
Signed and dated l.l. corner right panel [part b], brown/black oil "Gleeson '04".
Signed c.r. verso left panel (part a), black fibre-tipped pen "... James Gleeson".
Signed c.r. verso right panel (part b), black fibre-tipped pen "... James Gleeson".


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

253.2005.a-b


Artist information

James Gleeson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

479


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Lou Klepac, Look, 'An astonishing creativity: Lou Klepac celebrates the work of James Gleeson at 90', pg. 20-23, Sydney, Nov 2005, 22, 23 (colour illus.).

Look, 'James Gleeson', pg. 11, Sydney, Feb 2007, 11. Photograph of James Gleeson with 'The Ubu diptych'.

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2006, 'Year in review: Australian art', pg. 20-22, Sydney, 2006, 6 (colour illus., detail), 20 (colour illus.).

Gallery, 'Tribute to a great Australian artist', pg. 10, South Melbourne, Jan 2005-Feb 2005, 10 (colour illus.). Photograph of James Gleeson standing in front of 'The Ubu diptych: Ubu regnant and The senior mandarin' at the NGV exhibition 'James Gleeson: Beyond the screen of sight', in 2004.