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
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 1 exhibition
Still life, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jul 2013–23 Apr 2014
Referenced in 8 publications
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 45 (colour illus.), 86. cat.no. 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, Margaret Preston, 'Berowra 1930s', pg.151-172, Sydney, 2005, 154 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1938.
Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1938. not paginated; possibly cat.no. 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 cat.no. 80
Editor Unknown (Editor), Australia National Journal, Australia, 01 May 1941, 55 (illus.).