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An image of Native flowers by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Native flowers
Year
(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
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

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, 2005, 142 (colour illus.). cat.no. 121

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 132 (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, Newtown, Aug 2013, 14.

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

Exhibition history (4)

Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Dec 1985–09 Feb 1986

Cover up: the art of magazine covers in Australia:

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

Margaret Preston retrospective: