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An image of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden
Year
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
Accession number
8481
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (14)

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.).

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

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

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

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

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.).

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

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

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

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

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

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.).

Exhibition history (8)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1950), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 02 Sep 1950–20 Sep 1950

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

The art of Margaret Preston, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 23 May 1980–22 Jul 1980

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

Animals on paper: from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours:

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 08 Dec 2000–11 Feb 2001

Margaret Preston retrospective: