Study for 'Within a waiting grove'
21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008
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.
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
37.9 x 50.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 17.2.97".
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
James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 119 (colour illus.). cat.no. 56