Past Catalogue | China Town 69 Melbourne 2015 | Date: 25 June, 2015

Lot 27
Odysseus 1964
oil on board (8)
four panels: 10.0 x 15.0 cm (each); four panels: 18.0 x 13.5 cm (each)

i) The Gift of Aeolus, signed lower right: Gleeson
ii) The Escape of The Winds, signed indistinctly lower right: Gleeson
iii) The Flight from the Land of the Lotus Eaters, signed lower right: Gleeson
iv) Before the Cave of Polyphemus, signed lower right: Gleeson
v) Hermes and Odysseus, signed lower right: Gleeson
vi) Odysseus in the Kingdom of the Dead, signed lower right: Gleeson
vii) Odysseus and the Ghost of Elpeanor, signed lower right: Gleeson
viii) Odysseus sees Nausicaa, signed lower right: Gleeson


Christie's, The Harold E Mertz Collection of Australian Art, Melbourne, 28 June 2000, lot 19
Private collection, Sydney
Menzies, Sydney, 25 March 2010, lot 4
Company collection, Melbourne


The Mertz Collection of Contemporary Australian Painting, Gallery V at the National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide, 1966, cat.39
The Australian Painters 1964-66: Contemporary Australian Painting from the Mertz Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, United States of America, 1966, cat.80

Hammer Price + BP A$56,318.18