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Title

Protea

1925


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1925


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand-coloured with gouache on thin ivory laid tissue


Edition

11th proof from an edition of 50, hand coloured


Dimensions

24.8 x 24.6 cm blockmark; 37.4 x 34.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print l.r., incised "M.P." ['P' in reverse]. Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Dated l.l. beneath blockmark, pencil "... 25". Dated l.l., pencil "... 25".


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

176.1976


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 15 publications

Bibliography


Michael Bowden, Art-isan: studio arts for VCE units 1-4, Port Melbourne, 2010, 102 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 29 (colour illus.), 87. cat.no. P.11

Roger Arthur Butler and Chris Deutscher, A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Armadale, 1978, 20 (illus.). no. 25

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 132 (colour illus.). cat.no. 106; NOTE: the uncoloured edition is reproduced

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 122 (illus.). cat.no. 106

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 10 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 80 (colour illus.).

Jane Hylton, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, Adelaide, 2000, 19 (colour illus.), 67, 70, 124. Collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia

Glenis Israel, Artwise: visual art 7-10, 'Chapter 5: Human-made: Structures and Objects', pg. 153-200, Milton, 2013, 176, 177 (colour illus.), 178..

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 53 (illus.). cat.no. P.11

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 61], Sydney, Nov 1935, 51 (illus., printed in brown).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 57], Sydney, 15 Nov 1934, title page (illus., printed in red).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 22], Sydney, Dec 1927, title page (illus., printed in blue), 68 (colour illus.). plate no. 33

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 14], Sydney, Dec 1925, 62 (illus.). titled 'Waratahs'

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home: an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Aug 1927, 26 (illus.).