James GLEESON, not titled [Corroded face: early study for painting 'We inhabit the corrosive littoral of habit']. 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

not titled [Corroded face: early study for painting 'We inhabit the corrosive littoral of habit']. c.1939 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; wax crayon drawing in wax crayon and pen and black ink Support: cream paper

Edition Notes: Study for the painting, 'We inhabit the corrosive littoral of habit', 1940, National Gallery of Victoria.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil '84'.
Dimensions: image 24.7 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 24.7 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.2029
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1984