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Title

Everlasting flowers

circa 1929


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

New South Wales everlasting flowers


Date

circa 1929


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, black ink, hand coloured with gouache and black ink on thin white Japanese paper


Edition

2nd copy from an unknown edition, hand coloured


Dimensions

43.2 x 37.6 cm blockmark; 49.7 x 41.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print lower c., incised "MP.". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA37.1964


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.22; titled 'New South Wales Everlasting flowers'

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 147 (colour illus.). cat.no. 142

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 157 (colour illus.). cat.no. 142

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 37 (colour illus.). titled 'Native Everlastings, NSW (early 1930s)'

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 89 (colour illus.).

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 24 (colour illus.), 54 (illus.). cat.no. P.20; titled 'New South Wales Everlasting flowers'

Sydney Ure Smith, Margaret Preston: recent paintings, 1929, Sydney, 1929, (illus.). plate no. 2