James GLEESON, Study for a small painting 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

Study for a small painting 1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and wash Support: cream paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: Signed lower left in pen and black ink 'JG'. Dated and titled verso lower left in pen and black ink 'Study for a small painting. 1950'.
Dimensions: image 9.3 h x 5.9 w cm sheet 21.4 h x 12.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1041
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.