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Title

Study for 'Headland'

1998

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

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  • Details

    Date
    1998
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal, collage on white wove paper
    Dimensions
    31.0 x 45.8 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 7.6.98".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    265.2001
    Artist information
    James Gleeson

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    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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Charles Nodrum, James Gleeson: The sea, 'James Gleeson: the sea', Richmond, 2003. cat.no. 8; this is the final painting from which the gallery's drawing is a study

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