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Title

Native flowers

(circa 1927)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

(circa 1927)


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on thick cream laid Japanese paper


Edition

3rd proof from an unknown edition, hand coloured


Dimensions

29.6 x 29.2 cm blockmark; 40.9 x 33.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print l.l., incised "M.P.". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1976


Accession number

216.1976


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.20

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 132 (colour illus.). cat.no. 121

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 142 (colour illus.). cat.no. 121

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 80, 82, 85 (colour illus.).

Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Still-life as laboratory table', pg. 198-213, Sydney, 2013, 203 (colour illus.), 315, 323.

Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home: an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Feb 1928, front cover (colour illus.). titled 'Australian Flowers and Fruit'