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Title

Untitled

1980

Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008

  • Details

    Date
    1980
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal, pastel, watercolour
    Dimensions
    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".

    Credit
    Gift of Lou Klepac 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    295.1993
    Copyright
    © Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation

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  • About

    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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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    Referenced in 1 publication

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