An image of Study for 'Within a waiting grove'

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Study for 'Within a waiting grove'

Location
Not on display
Further information

Gleeson's tonal approach to drawing had a significant impact on 'Within a waiting grove'. It was painted entirely in monochrome, with colour added in washes afterwards. Gleeson made only a few in this way; 'The sower' 1944, is another.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 119.

Year
1997
Media
Drawing, Collage
Medium
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
Dimensions
37.9 x 50.8 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 17.2.97".

Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
254.2001