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Title

N.S.W. orchid


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Titles

Blue orchid

NSW Orchid


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA30.1965


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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, 2005, 194, 195 (colour illus.). cat.no. 202

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 181 (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, Melbourne, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 12 (colour illus.).