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An image of The snail by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
The snail
Year
(1949)
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour stencil, gouache on thin black card
Edition
from an edition of 3
Dimensions

30.0 x 21.3 cm image; 31.3 x 25.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed l.r. within image, black gouache "M.P.". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1949
Accession number
8321
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 70 (colour illus.), 92. cat.no. P.60

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 278 (colour illus.). cat.no. 360

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 303 (colour illus.). cat.no. 360

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1949, (illus.). Advertisement for Grosvenor Galleries.

Exhibition history (4)

Gouache stencils by Margaret Preston, Grosvenor Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1949 -

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1949, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Dec 1949–17 Feb 1950

Australian Print Survey:

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