James GLEESON, Study for painting 'The nerve garden' #3 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

Study for painting 'The nerve garden' #3 (1946) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and brown ink Support: cream paper (sketchbook sheet)

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' :'.
Dimensions: image 20.5 h x 14.0 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1046
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.