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An image of Still life by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Still life
Other titles:
Still life with fruit
Place of origin
MosmanSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

50.8 x 56.0 cm stretcher; 67.6 x 72.5 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, grey oil "M PRESTON/ 1926".
Bequest of Adrian Feint 1972
Accession number
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (12)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 41 (colour illus.), 84. O.6

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 59 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1926.

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 2, 3 (colour illus.), 122, 116, 117 (colour illus.), 283.

Grosvenor Gallery, A group of modern painters, Sydney, 1926. 15; titled 'Still life'; NFS

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia [series 5, vol. 1, no. 2], Sydney, Aug 1963, 95 (colour illus.).

John McDonald, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'Margaret Preston', pg. 16-27, Roseville, 2000, 20 (colour illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition, Sydney, 1942, 9. 27; titled 'Still life with fruit'; Lent by Adrian Feint

Vicki Peterson and Tim Spong, Food combining: food combining for dynamic energy, weight loss and vitality at any age, Birchgrove, 1990, front cover (colour illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 22], Sydney, Dec 1927, (colour illus.). Margaret Preston Number; plate no. 11

Gavin Wilson, Cuisine & country: a gastronomic venture in Australian art, 'Cuisine & Country', pg. 9-66, New South Wales, 2008, 4 (colour illus.), 88.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home annual: Australian life and scenery, Sydney, Oct 1935, 29 (colour illus.). titled 'Flowers and fruit'

Exhibition history (9)

A group of modern painters, Grosvenor Gallery, Sydney, 25 Nov 1926–07 Dec 1926

Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition (1942), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Mar 1942–16 Apr 1942

Contemporary Australian art, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, May 1960–Jun 1960

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

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

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

Margaret Preston retrospective:

Cuisine and country: a culinary venture in Australian Art:

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013