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Title

Sturt's desert pea


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

Sturt's pea


Date

(circa 1930)


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream Japanese paper


Edition

5th proof from an unknown edition, hand coloured


Dimensions

13.8 x 28.9 cm blockmark; 18.1 x 32.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print l.r., incised "M.P". Not dated. Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA31.1964


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 31 (colour illus.), 87. cat.no. P.9; titled 'Sturt's pea c. 1925'

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 166 (colour illus.). cat.no. 152

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 156 (colour illus.). cat.no.152

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 6 (illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 34], Sydney, Oct 1930-Nov 1930, 29 (illus.).