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An image of Sturt's desert pea by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Sturt's desert pea
Other titles:
Sturt's pea
Year
(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
Accession number
DA31.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

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.).