James GLEESON, The salvage of bones Enlarge 1 /1


Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2008

  • England, Europe 1947-49
  • Europe, United States of America 1958-59

The salvage of bones 1939 Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: cream paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled upper right in pen and black ink as part of image 'The Salvage of Bones'.
Dimensions: image 18.4 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 18.7 h x 13.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.112.82
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Frank O’Keefe, Sydney, March 1976.