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An image of Sydney Bridge by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Sydney Bridge
Other titles:
The Bridge from North Shore
Year
(circa 1932)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on cream Japanese laid paper
Edition
Edition unknown, hand coloured
Dimensions

19.0 x 23.2 cm blockmark; 22.7 x 31.9 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1964
Accession number
DA30.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Michaela Boland., Weekend Australian, 'Master cards', pg. 9, Surry Hills, 07 Sep 2013, 9 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.125; titled 'Sydney bridge'.

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 169 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 159 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158

Katrina Cashman., Margaret Preston in Mosman, 'Margaret Preston in Mosman', Mosman, 2002, (colour illus.). titled 'The Bridge from the North Shore'; not paginated; no catalogue numbers

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 83, 93 (colour illus.), 260.

Caroline Mackaness, Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 253 (colour illus.).

Peter McNeil, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Thea Proctor: towards a stylish Australia', pg. 98-103, Sydney, 2013, 107 (colour illus.), 315.

John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Continuity and change', pg. 35-70, Melbourne, 2004, 55, 56 (colour illus.). illus.no. 38

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

Exhibition history (6)

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

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

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

Margaret Preston retrospective:

Henri Mallard: Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–26 Mar 2011

Australian Modernists: Their responses to the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–25 Mar 2011