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An image of Wheel flower by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Wheel flower
Other titles:
Wheelflower
Year
(circa 1929)
Media category
Print
Materials used
wood engraving, black ink, hand coloured in gouache on brown mulberry paper
Edition
2nd copy
Dimensions

44.1 x 44.6 cm blockmark; 56.0 x 45.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.l., incised "MP". Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1929
Accession number
176
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (20)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 32 (colour illus.), 88. cat.no. P.21

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 58 (colour illus., detail), 59, 154, 155 (colour illus.). cat.no. 140

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 144, 145 (colour illus.). cat.no. 140

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a gallery, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 115-122, Sydney, 1984, 120, 121 (colour illus.).

Deborah Clark, Margaret Preston, 'Wheel Flower', pg. 94, Sydney, 2005, 94, 95 (colour illus.), 82, 132-133, 252 (colour illus., woodblock), 262.

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 90

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), Exhibitions events - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Nov 1998-Jan 1999, 14 (colour illus.).

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 8.

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 36 (colour illus.).

Nicolas Draffin, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 109-124, Sydney, 1988, 121.

Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 51.

Kirsty Grant and Jason Smith, In relief: Australian wood engravings, woodcuts and linocuts, Melbourne, 1997, 29, 30 (colour illus.). Collection of National Gallery of Victoria

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Australian Prints from the Collection 139 of the best', pg. 26-27, Heidelberg, Nov 1998, 26.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 6 (illus.), 7 (colour illus.), 61, 63 (colour illus.). cat.no. 50

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 507. This work is titled 'Wheel flowers'.

Clem Lloyd and Peter Sekuless, Australia's national collections, North Ryde, 1980, 260 (illus.).

Kristyna Olsen Mizelle and Jim Kane, Style 1900: the magazine of the turn-of-the-century design, 'Evolution of a movement: the Arts & Crafts in Australia', pg. 40-45, New Jersey, Nov 2001, front cover (colour illus., detail), 40 (colour illus.), 41.

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), Sydney, 1934, (illus.). opposite pg. 123; titled 'Stenocarpus'

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, cover (colour illus.), 22 (colour illus.), 54 (illus.). cat.no. P.18

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 29], Sydney, Sep 1929, front cover (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (5)

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999

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

Margaret Preston retrospective: