An image of Untitled

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Untitled

Location
Not on display
Further information

Framing an image within another, as in this drawing, was a compositional device Gleeson first used in paintings in the 1940s e.g. 'Images' 1946 and 'The perilous room' 1949. The first study for this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 1'.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 69.

Year
1980
Media
Drawing
Medium
charcoal, pastel, watercolour
Dimensions
50.4 x 71.5 cm image; 60.0 x 80.2 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "Gleeson 20.7.80".

Credit
Gift of Lou Klepac 1993
Accession number
295.1993
Copyright
© Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation