James GLEESON, Female study for painting 'The crucifixion' 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

Female study for painting 'The crucifixion' 1952 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: beige paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled lower left to lower centre in black pencil, 'J. Gleeson/Study for 'The Crucifixion'/1952'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '34'.
Dimensions: image 30.8 h x 14.7 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.993
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.