James GLEESON, Cain and Abel I 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

Cain and Abel I 1979 Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; colour pencil; graphite; paper; watercolour; wax crayon drawing in charcoal, watercolour, wax crayon, black pencil and colour pencils Support: Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Embossed lower left "Veritable papier d'Arches"

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in charcoal 'Gleeson 24.12.79'. Signed lower right (again) in black pencil 'James Gleeson'. Titled lower left in black pencil 'Cain and Abel 1'.
Dimensions: image 70.6 h x 51.8 w cm sheet 75.8 h x 57.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Frank O'Keefe 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.916
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Frank O'Keefe, the artist's partner, Sydney, December 1991.