James GLEESON, Study for painting 'The nerve garden' #2 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 painting 'The nerve garden' #2 (1946) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink; brush and ink and black pencil Support: textured cream paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'J. G.'. not dated. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, 'Study for 'The Nerve Garden' '.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil 'Enclosed flower garden'.
Dimensions: image 20.2 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 15.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1045
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.