James GLEESON, not titled [female nude drying her hair] 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

not titled [female nude drying her hair] c.1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour Support: cream paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'Gleeson'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil. '37'.
Dimensions: image 35.9 h x 26.6 w cm sheet 35.9 h x 26.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.990
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • 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.