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

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

On the destruction of the face as authentic phenomena 1939 Title Notes: Poem drawing
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and titled lower centre in pen and black ink as part of text 'On the destructiion of the face/as authentic phenomena/by James Gleeson'. not dated.
Dimensions: image 37.4 h x 27.3 w cm sheet 37.4 h x 27.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.112.183
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Frank O’Keefe, Sydney, March 1976.