(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)
Study for 'The chrysalis dreams of empire'
- 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.
- Drawing, Collage
- charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
- 37.8 x 51.2 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "Gleeson 19.7.91".
- Gift of the artist 2001
- Accession number