- Media category
- Materials used
- charcoal, pastel, watercolour
- 50.4 x 71.5 cm image; 60.0 x 80.2 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "Gleeson 20.7.80".
- Gift of Lou Klepac 1993
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Framing an image within another, as in this drawing, was a compositional device Gleeson first used in paintings in the 1940s e.g. 'Images' 1946 and 'The perilous room' 1949. The first study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 1'.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 69.
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
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 69 (colour illus.). cat.no. 25
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