James GLEESON, Sketch for painting 'Spain' #2 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

Sketch for painting 'Spain' #2 triptych c.1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'J G.'. not dated. Titled and inscribed verrso lower left to lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Sketch for the triptych of 'Spain' #2 commissioned by Honor & Teddy Smith'.
Dimensions: image 13.4 h x 23.2 w cm sheet 16.5 h x 24.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1036
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.