James GLEESON, 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

Study for painting 'The crucifixion' (1952) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'J G.'. not dated. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'Study for 'The Crucifixion' '.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '13'.
Dimensions: image 21.5 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 21.5 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1016
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.