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An image of Aboriginal glyph by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Aboriginal glyph
Year
(circa 1958)
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour stencil, gouache with gouache hand colouring on thin black card
Edition
Unknown edition
Dimensions

34.3 x 28.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed l.l. within image, black ball-point pen "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1960
Accession number
DA2.1960
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 93. cat.no. P.71

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 292 (colour illus.). cat.no. 391

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 324 (colour illus.). cat.no. 391

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 54 (a)

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, ‘An art for Australia from Australians 1940s-1950s', pg.173-250, Sydney, 2005, 247, 248 (colour illus.).

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 58 (illus.). cat.no. P.43

Alison Small, Art and Artists of Australia, South Melbourne, 1981, colour illus..

Nick Waterlow (Director), The 1988 Australian Biennale: from the Southern Cross: a view of world art c.1940-88, List of works in the exhibition 276-282, Sydney, 1988, 281.

Exhibition history (6)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

1988 Australian Biennale: from the Southern Cross: a view of world art c.1940-88:

Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994

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

Margaret Preston retrospective: