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Title

Banksia

1938


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1938


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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".


Credit

Gift of Society of Artists Sydney Ure Smith Memorial 1950


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8473


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


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.).