An image of Landscape with Obelisk

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Landscape with Obelisk

Location
Not on display
Further information

One of a number of early studies for surreal landscapes, this drawing is closely related to a painting. Although tiny, its landscape forms are monumental, akin to those in Gleeson's most recent paintings.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg.32.

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
circa 1938-circa 1940
Media
Drawing
Medium
pencil, watercolour
Dimensions
7.7 x 10.2 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Frank O'Keefe 1993
Accession number
121.1993
Copyright
© Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation