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An image of recto: Woodblock for '(Aboriginal glyph)'
verso: Woodblock for '(Banksia, Kurrajong pods, in round vase)' by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
recto: Woodblock for '(Aboriginal glyph)' verso: Woodblock for '(Banksia, Kurrajong pods, in round vase)'
Year
(circa 1957)
(circa 1958)
Media category
Printing blocks & plates
Materials used
laminated five-ply wood, engraved and painted
Dimensions

36.2 x 35.3 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of W.G. Preston 1963
Accession number
DA56.1963
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 94. cat.no. B.4

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 334 (colour illus.), 337 (colour illus.). see cat.no. 413, print for [Banksia, Kurrajong pods, in round vase] for which no impression is known; and cat.no. 418, print for 'Aboriginal glyph' for which no impression is known

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 305 (illus.). cat.no. 418

Exhibition history (1)

Margaret Preston retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Jul 2005–23 Oct 2005