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Title

Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Pea


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Alternative title

Aboriginal design, with Sturt's Desert Pea


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7325


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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.