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An image of Banksia and trunk by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Banksia and trunk
Year
(circa 1935)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink on thin ivory laid paper
Edition
1st proof from an unknown edition, uncoloured
Dimensions

30.6 x 30.8 cm blockmark; 36.8 x 35.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP.". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1935
Accession number
3262
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 89. cat.no. P.28

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 174 (illus.). cat.no. 184

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 186 (illus.). cat.no. 184

C Christesen (Editor), Meanjin, Melbourne, Autumn 1943, opposite pg. 49 (illus.). titled 'Banksia'

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 53 (illus.). titled 'Banksias'

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 506 [Gallery No. 5]