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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

Oh smother me 1939 Title Notes: Poem drawing
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: signed centre in pen and black ink 'J Gleeson'. not dated. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink as part of text 'Oh smother me'.
Dimensions: image 17.7 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 18.0 h x 13.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.2025
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1984