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An image of Cowan Creek, from Berowra by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Cowan Creek, from Berowra
Other titles:
Calabash Bay, Hawkesbury
Year
(circa 1939)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured on cream Japanese paper
Edition
Unknown edition, hand coloured
Dimensions

27.0 x 27.0 cm blockmark; 30.3 x 29.4 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP.". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "... Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1964
Accession number
DA29.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 56 (colour illus.), 89. cat.no. P.36; titled 'Calabash Bay, Hawkesbury'

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 193 (colour illus.). cat.no. 224

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 207 (colour illus.). cat.no. 224

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Berowra 1930s', pg.151-172, Sydney, 2005, 162 (colour illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition, Sydney, 1942, 4 (illus.).

Nicholas Thomas, Possessions: indigenous art / colonial culture, 'Beginnings', pg. 7-49, London, 1999, 39 (illus.). illus.no. 15

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Australian Art Annual, Sydney, 1939, (illus.). plate no. 36

Exhibition history (1)

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