James GLEESON, not titled [Study of reclining male nude, hands behind head]. 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 [Study of reclining male nude, hands behind head]. c.1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and brown ink, brush and brown ink and brush and white body colour Support: cream paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'J. Gleeson'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '23'.
Dimensions: image 12.8 h x 21.5 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 21.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1020
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.