Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Pea
Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Desert Pea
colour masonite cut, hand coloured in gouache on buff wove paper
Unknown edition, printed in colour
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".
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Contemporary Art Society Fifth Annual Exhibition (1943), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 29 Jun 1943–19 Jul 1943
Margaret Preston retrospective:
Referenced in 5 publications
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, 2005, 219 (colour illus.). cat.no. 239
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 205 (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.