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An image of Rocks and waves by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

(Australia, England, France 29 Apr 1875 – 28 May 1963)

Title
Rocks and waves
Other titles:
Rocks and Waves, Balmoral, N.S.W.
Year
(circa 1929)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, black ink hand coloured with gouache on thin cream laid Japanese tissue
Edition
1st proof from unknown edition, hand coloured
Dimensions

22.4 x 30.1 cm blockmark; 27.0 x 35.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.l., incised "M.P.". Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1976
Accession number
141.1976
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88, 89 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.23, note that the title of this print in this catalogue is "Rocks and waves, Balmoral, N.S.W."

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 150 (colour illus.). cat.no. 133

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 140 (colour illus.). cat.no. 133

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 82, 86 (colour illus.).

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 55 (illus.). cat.no. P.21, note that the title of this print in this catalogue is "Rocks and waves, Balmoral, N.S.W.".

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 93

Exhibition history (5)

Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990

Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Sep 2002–13 Oct 2002

Margaret Preston retrospective: