James GLEESON, not titled [head] [recto]; [four male nude figures] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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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 [head] [recto]
[four male nude figures] [verso]
c.1950 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in gouache [recto]; [drawing in pen and ink [verso] Support: cream paper

Primary Insc: signed recto lower left in pen and black ink 'J G.'. signed verso lower right in pen and black ink 'J.G.'. not dated. not titled.
Dimensions: image recto 9.0 h x 8.0 w cm image verso 14.4 h x 10.8 w cm sheet 15.5 h x 12.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1029AB
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased 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.