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An image of Gum blossoms by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Gum blossoms
Other titles:
Gum blossom
Year
(1928)
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream laid paper
Edition
21st proof from an unknown edition, hand coloured
Dimensions

27.4 x 26.3 cm blockmark (irreg.); 38.7 x 30.6 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1964
Accession number
DA35.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.19

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 145 (colour illus.). cat.no. 124

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 125 (colour illus.). cat.no. 124

Katrina Cashman., Margaret Preston in Mosman, 'Margaret Preston in Mosman', Mosman, 2002, (colour illus.). private collection; titled 'Gum Blossom'; not paginated; no catalogue numbers

Nicolas Draffin, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 109-124, Sydney, 1988, 123 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 88 (colour illus.), 127.

Josef Lebovic, Australian women printmakers, 'Foreword', pg. 2, Paddington, 1988, 12. cat.no. 94a; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Ewen McDonald (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 42 (colour illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 26], Sydney, Dec 1928, 121 (illus.). Advertisement for Grosvenor Galleries

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home: an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Dec 1928, 25 (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home : an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Dec 1932, 84 (illus.). titled 'Gum blossom'

Exhibition history (2)

Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Dec 1985–09 Feb 1986

Margaret Preston retrospective: