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Title

Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1950


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour stencil, gouache on thin black card


Edition

Unknown edition


Dimensions

49.7 x 49.7 cm image, 52.8 x 51.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. within image, pencil "M Preston/ 50".


Credit

Purchased 1950


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8481


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Michael Bowden, Art-isan: studio arts for VCE units 1-4, 'Towards a personal style: Deciding on a direction', pg. 156-158, Port Melbourne, 2010, 157 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 48 (colour illus.), 92. cat.no. P.62

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 280 (colour illus.), 281. cat.no. 364

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 306 (colour illus.), 307. cat.no. 364

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 8.

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia [series 5, vol. 1, no. 2], Sydney, Aug 1963, 99 (illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Animals on paper - from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Sydney, 1992. cat.no. 63

John McDonald, Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 216 (colour illus.), 259.

Kent Millard, Get acquainted with your Christian faith, Tennessee, 1996, 8.

Kent Millard, Get acquainted with your Christian faith, Tennessee, 1996 {reprint}, inside front cover, 8 (colour illus.).

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 42 (illus.), 57 (illus.). cat.no. P.38

Barry Pearce, Southern reflections: 10 contemporary Australian artists, 'An Introduction to Australian Art', pg. 34-42, Sydney, 1998, 40 (colour illus.). fig.no. 14

Frederic Pryor, Bible Review, New York, 1995, 39 (illus.), 40.

Geoffrey Smith, Margaret Preston, 'Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden', pg. 236, Sydney, 2005, 236, 237 (colour illus.), 239, 240.