James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Study for 'The time of the hammer'

Location
Not on display
Further information

It is these drawings over which Gleeson places a gridded sheet of Perspex in order to transfer the image onto canvas. Therefore they are more than merely preliminary studies, but are the basis for, or final design for each painting.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2001

Year
1990
Media
Drawing
Medium
charcoal on white wove paper
Dimensions
37.8 x 51.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 5.3.90".

Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
183.2001