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Title

Rocks and waves

(circa 1929)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

Rocks and Waves, Balmoral, N.S.W.


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

141.1976


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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