James GLEESON, Male study 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 for 'Tristan' triptych (1951) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; paper drawing in pen and colour inks and wash Support: paper on cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'Study for 'Tristan and Isolde' triptych'.
Dimensions: image 27.4 h x 14.1 w cm sheet 28.3 h x 16.1 w cm backing 29.2 h x 17.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1001
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.