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An image of Mosman Bridge by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Mosman Bridge
Year
(circa 1927)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream laid paper
Edition
from an edition of 125?, hand coloured)
Dimensions

25.2 x 18.7 cm blockmark; 31.4 x 24.7 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Margaret Preston via WG Preston 1986
Accession number
9946
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (13)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 29, 87. cat.no. P.14

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 63, 137 (colour illus.). cat.no. 113

Roger Arthur Butler and Chris Deutscher, A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Armadale, 1978, 21 (illus.).

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 127 (colour illus.). cat.no. 113

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 7 (colour illus.).

Helen Campbell, Look, 'Colour, rhythm and design: Wood and lino cuts from a time of great creative vitality', pg. 13-15, Newtown, Feb 2010, 13 (colour illus.), 14.

Katrina Cashman., Margaret Preston in Mosman, 'Margaret Preston in Mosman', Mosman, 2002, (colour illus.). not paginated; no catalogue numbers

Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney and Lawson-Menzies, Deutscher-Menzies & Lawson-Menzies, Sydney: Fine art auction - 10 December 2008, Sydney, 2008, 23 (colour illus.). lot 7; not editioned; Private collection, Melbourne

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 35 (colour illus.). titled 'Mosman Bridge (large) N.S.W. c. 1926'

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 82 (colour illus.), 260.

Niagara Galleries, Blue Chip XI: The collector's exhibition, Melbourne, 2009, 41 (colour illus.). 19th proof

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 7, 36 (illus.), 53 (illus.). cat.no. P.13

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 92

Exhibition history (4)

Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990

Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Sep 2002–13 Oct 2002

Margaret Preston retrospective:

Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010