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Title

Study for 'Within a waiting grove'

1997

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

  • Details

    Date
    1997
    Media categories
    Drawing , Collage
    Materials used
    charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
    Dimensions
    37.9 x 50.8 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 17.2.97".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    254.2001
    Copyright

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    James Gleeson

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  • About

    Gleeson's tonal approach to drawing had a significant impact on 'Within a waiting grove'. It was painted entirely in monochrome, with colour added in washes afterwards. Gleeson made only a few in this way; 'The sower' 1944, is another.

    Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 119.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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