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An image of Banksia by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

53.2 x 42.6 cm stretcher; 70.5 x 60.2 x 7.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Margaret Preston/ 1938".
Gift of Society of Artists Sydney Ure Smith Memorial 1950
Accession number
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 45 (colour illus.), 86. P.13

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, 52 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1938.

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Berowra 1930s', pg.151-172, Sydney, 2005, 154 (colour illus.).

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1938. not paginated; possibly 79 titled 'Australian still life'; priced 30 gns

Kenneth Wilkinson (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 76], Sydney, Nov 1938, 64 (illus.).

Australian Academy of Art 1939, Sydney, 1939, 10. possibly 80

Editor Unknown (Editor), Australia National Journal, Australia, 01 May 1941, 55 (illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Still life, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jul 2013–23 Apr 2014

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