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An image of N.S.W. orchid by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
N.S.W. orchid
Other titles:
Blue orchid
NSW Orchid
Year
(circa 1935)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on ivory laid paper
Edition
Unknown edition, hand coloured
Dimensions

19.2 x 19.2 cm blockmark; 28.0 x 21.3 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 1965
Accession number
DA30.1965
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 89, 90 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.31; titled 'Blue orchid'

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 181 (colour illus.). cat.no. 202

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 194, 195 (colour illus.). cat.no. 202

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 11 (colour illus.).

Judith White (Editor), Look, South Yarra, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 12 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Berowra visions: Margaret Preston and beyond, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, 05 Sep 2005–31 Oct 2005

Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010