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Title

Australian rock lily


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA32.1964


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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, Sydney, 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