James GLEESON, A door in London has been left open and an electric eel enters while attention is diverted by an attempted suicide Enlarge 1 /1

James GLEESON

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

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

A door in London has been left open and an electric eel enters while attention is diverted by an attempted suicide 1978 Title Notes: Title as given in original listings - see file 82/0807-02 ff11-12. (KA 19/1/10)
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and ink with collage of printed cut paper Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'Gleeson '78'. signed and dated lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Gleeson 78'. not titled.
Dimensions: image 70.0 h x 51.0 w cm sheet 70.0 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Frank O'Keefe 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.908
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Frank O'Keefe, the artist's partner, Sydney, December 1991.