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 [Earth and sky].
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, drawing in pen and ink and brush and ink wash Support: white wove paper
Primary Insc: signed lower right in image in black ink, 'J Gleeson'.
inscribed in image in black ink, 'at times the Earth / stretched against the sky seemed like / the Brown Body of a naked youth / and / the sky / wanton sky threw off her cloudy / robes to lie with/ him'.
image 13.5 h x 18.2 w cm sheet 13.5 h x 18.2 w cm
: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.989 Subject
: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007.
Australia, Art style: Surrealism
- Acquired by the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from the artist, Sydney.
- Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney.
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, August 2007, as part of the of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection of Australian Surrealist art.