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An image of Arum lilies by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
Arum lilies
Year
circa 1925
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream laid Japanese paper
Edition
2nd proof from an edition of 50, uncoloured
Dimensions

24.7 x 12.3 cm blockmark; 27.4 x 14.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.l., incised "M.P". Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1964
Accession number
DA41.1964
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 28 (illus.), 87. cat.no. P.8

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 109 (colour illus.). cat.no. 69

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 97 (illus.). cat.no. 69

Exhibition history (2)

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

Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999