Skip to content

Collection

An image of recto: Woodblock for 'Banksia, Kurrajong pods, waratah in round vase'
verso: Woodblock for 'Waratah round vase' by Margaret Preston
Alternate image of recto: Woodblock for 'Banksia, Kurrajong pods, waratah in round vase'
verso: Woodblock for 'Waratah round vase' by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
recto: Woodblock for 'Banksia, Kurrajong pods, waratah in round vase' verso: Woodblock for 'Waratah round vase'
Other titles:
Woodblock for '(Banksia, Kurrajong Pods, waratah in round vase)'
Year
(circa 1957)
Media category
Printing blocks & plates
Materials used
woodblock, four end-grain blocks, butt-jointed, engraved and painted
Dimensions

39.9 x 25.8 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1977
Accession number
219.1977
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 95. cat.no. B.5

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 302.

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 335 (colour illus.). see cat.no. 414

Exhibition history (3)

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

State of the Waratah, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 01 Sep 2000–08 Oct 2000

Margaret Preston retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Jul 2005–23 Oct 2005