James GLEESON, Male study #2 for 'Tristan' triptych 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

Male study #2 for 'Tristan' triptych (1951) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, mixed media Support: beige paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'J. G.'. not dated. Titled verso lower left to lower centre in black pencil, 'Study for 'Tristan and Isolde' Triptych'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '11'.
Dimensions: image 26.7 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 26.7 h x 15.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1000
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.