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An image of Harbour foreshore by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Harbour foreshore
Other titles:
Sydney foreshore
Year
1925
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on thin cream laid tissue
Edition
5th proof from an edition of 50, hand coloured
Dimensions

24.7 x 18.7 cm blockmark; 28.3 x 21.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.l., incised "PM" [in reverse]. Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs Alison Brown 1968
Accession number
DA17.1968
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 87. cat.no. P.13 note that this print is referred to as "Sydney foreshore" in this publication.

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 115 (colour illus.). cat.no. 79

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 102, 103 (colour illus.). cat.no. 79

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 83 (colour illus.).

The Brett Whiteley Studio (Editor), Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.

Maria (Connie) Tornatore-Loong, Japan in Sydney: Professor Sadler & modernism, 1920-30s, 'The remarkable Professor Sadler: Japan, Sydney and Australian modernism', pg. 7-49, Sydney, 2011, 26, 27 (colour illus.), 137. cat.no. 33

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 101

Exhibition history (6)

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

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

Big Blue - the painted harbour (1997), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jun 1997–29 Mar 1998

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

Margaret Preston retrospective:

Professor Sadler, Japan and Australian modernism, University Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Camperdown, 03 Apr 2011–24 Jul 2011