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An image of Australian rock lily by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Australian rock lily
Year
(circa 1933)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on off-white Japanese paper
Edition
1st proof from an edition of 12, hand coloured
Dimensions

44.9 x 45.8 cm blockmark; 47.0 x 51.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP.". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "(illeg.)". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1964
Accession number
DA32.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, 1875-1920', pg. 5-25, Ringwood, 1985, 4 (colour illus.), 89. cat.no. P.34

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 180 (colour illus.), 181. cat.no. 175

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 170 (colour illus.), 171. cat.no. 175

Louise Chamberlin, Art Smart, 'Still-life lino cut', pg. 145-148, Roseville, 2000, 145 (colour illus.).

Rhonda Davis (Curator), Berowra visions: Margaret Preston & beyond, North Ryde, 2005, 61 (colour illus.), 72.

Nicholas Thomas, Possessions: indigenous art / colonial culture, 'Artworks: indigenous signs in colonial art', pg. 126-163, London, 1999, 129, 130 (illus.), 295. illus.no. 75

Exhibition history (3)

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

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