An image of Study for 'The chrysalis dreams of empire'

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Study for 'The chrysalis dreams of empire'

Location
Not on display
Further information

'... a chrysalis, you know those shapes, they're so passive really, I imagine one dreaming of empire, being master of the universe!', James Gleeson 27 August 2002.

The first study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 3'.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 99.

Year
1991
Media
Drawing, Collage
Medium
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
Dimensions
37.8 x 51.2 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 19.7.91".

Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
205.2001