James GLEESON, not titled [Study for painting 'The citadel']. 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

not titled [Study for painting 'The citadel']. (1945) Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and gouache Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, '3 1/2' x 4' [underlined] 3' x 4 [illeg.]'
Dimensions: image 30.5 h x 22.7 w cm sheet 37.4 h x 23.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.112.187
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Frank O’Keefe, Sydney, March 1976.