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Title

Aboriginal glyph

(circa 1958)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA2.1960


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


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, 2005, 324 (colour illus.). cat.no. 391

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 292 (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, 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.