(Australia, England, France 29 Apr 1875 – 28 May 1963)
27.0 x 40.8 cm 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
Claudio Alcorso, A New approach to textile designing, by a group of Australian artists, Sydney, 1947, 14 (colour illus.). plate no. 10
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 64 (colour illus.), 94. cat.no. F.1
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 268 (colour illus.). cat.no. 348
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 290 (colour illus.). cat.no. 348
Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'An art for Australia from Australians 1940s-1950s', pg.173-250, Sydney, 2005, 234 (colour illus.).
Michael Pyne, One land, many stories, 'Margaret Preston', pg. 119, Melbourne, 2004, 119 (colour illus.).
Mollie Westhoven, Argus, 'Cut comes to industry', pg. 12-13, Melbourne, 15 Oct 1947, 12, 13.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Australian artists design new textile fabrics', pg. 13, Sydney, 12 Jun 1947, 13.
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