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An image of Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Pea by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Pea
Alternative title:
Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Desert Pea
Year
1943
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour masonite cut, hand coloured in gouache on buff wove paper
Edition
Unknown edition, printed in colour
Dimensions

30.4x 38.4 cm blockmark; 32.0 x 41.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. within blockmark, ink "M Preston 1943". Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Margaret (illeg.) 43".
Credit
Purchased 1943
Accession number
7325
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 60 (colour illus.), 90. cat.no. P.41

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 205 (colour illus.). cat.no. 239

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 219 (colour illus.). cat.no. 239

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 54

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, ‘An art for Australia from Australians 1940s-1950s', pg.173-250, Sydney, 2005, 214, 216 (colour illus.), 259.

Exhibition history (3)

Contemporary Art Society Fifth Annual Exhibition (1943), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 29 Jun 1943–19 Jul 1943

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

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