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Title

Harbour foreshore


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

Sydney foreshore


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA17.1968


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


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, 1987, 102, 103 (colour illus.). cat.no. 79

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 115 (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