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Title

(Australian wild flowers)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Titles

Native pea - Australian wild flowers

Native pea


Place where the work was made

Mosman Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1923


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on cardboard on hardboard


Dimensions

42.5 x 42.0 cm board; 53.6 x 53.7 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, pencil "M. Preston/ 1923". Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Margaret Preston/ 1932".


Credit

Gift of Pauline Evatt 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

105.1985


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Place

Where the work was made
Mosman

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 76 (colour illus.), 85. cat.no. O.4

Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1923.

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 75.

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1923. possibly cat.no. 127; price 15 gns; titled "Flowers"; not paginated

Antonia Williams, Vogue living, 'Collecting: Petal pushers', pg. 65-67, Sydney, Sep 2004-Oct 2004, 67 (colour illus.).

Australian Art Association annual exhibition (1923), Melbourne, Nov 1923. possibly cat.no. 133; not paginated

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 14 Sep 1923, page unknown. Review of Society of Artists annual exhibition 15 September - 13 October 1923: "Margaret Preston's still life pictures are many and amongst them the bowl of flowers against a strong light (No. 127) is good".