(Australia, England, France 29 Apr 1875–28 May 1963)
27.0 x 40.8cm sight
Printed in 1947 by Silk and Textile Printers, Sydney, for their Modernage Fabrics, this piece was produced in seven different colour schemes on fine wool fabric; a few examples were also printed on heavy rayon fabric.
from Roger Butler, catalogue raisonné, 'The prints of Margaret Preston', NGA, 2005
Roger Butler (Australia, b.1948) (Author), The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 290 (colour illus.). cat.no. 348
Deborah Edwards (Australia) (Author), Margaret Preston, Sydney, 2005, 234 (colour illus.).
'Margaret Preston', pg. 119., One land, many stories 2004, 2004, 119 (colour illus.).
Roger Butler (Australia, b.1948) (Author), Dana Rowan (Editor), Judith Thorne (Editor), The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 268 (colour illus.). cat.no. 348
Elizabeth Butel (Author), Nicholas Draffin (Australia, b.1943, d.1995) (Researcher), Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 64 (colour illus.), 94. cat.no. F.1
'Cut comes to industry' by Mollie Westhoven, pg. 12-13., Argus 15 Oct 1947, 15 Oct 1947, 12, 13.
'Australian artists design new textile fabrics', pg. 13., The Sydney Morning Herald 12 Jun 1947, 12 Jun 1947, 13.
Claudio Alcorso (Australia, b.1913) (Author), A New approach to textile designing, by a group of Australian artists, Sydney, 1947, 14 (colour illus.). plate no. 10
Margaret Preston retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 29 Jul 2005–23 Oct 2005.
Margaret Preston retrospective, Queensland Art Gallery, 18 Feb 2006–07 May 2006.
Modern Times, Powerhouse Museum, 01 Aug 2008–08 Feb 2009.
Modern Times, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 23 Mar 2009–12 Jul 2009.
Modern Times, State Library of Queensland, 31 Jul 2009–08 Nov 2009.