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An image of The expulsion by Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston

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

Title
The expulsion
Year
1952
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour stencil, gouache on thin black card with gouache hand colouring
Edition
Unknown edition, hand coloured
Dimensions

60.5 x 48.5 cm image; 64.0 x 51.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. within image, gouache "M. PRESTON/ 52".
Credit
Gift of Mr W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1967
Accession number
DA64.1967
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (13)

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 92, 93 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.66

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 282, 283 (colour illus.). cat.no. 368

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 34, 308, 309 (colour illus.). cat.no. 368

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 8.

Geoffrey Dutton, The Art Gallery of South Australia Festival Exhibitions 1974, 'The Australian Aboriginal portrayed in art', pg. 34-41, Adelaide, 1974, 40. cat.no. 62

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'An art for Australia from Australians 1940s-1950s', pg.173-250, Sydney, 2005, 236, 238 (colour illus.), 239, 240, 241.

Deborah Hart, Australia, 'Australian landscape: pathways into the modern world 1920-50', pg. 184-225, London, 2013, 214, 215 (colour illus.). cat.no. 149

Melissa Keys and Brenda L Croft, Heavenly creatures, Bulleen, 2004, 6 (colour illus.).

Marcia Langton, Holy Holy Holy, Adelaide, 2004, 52 (colour illus.), 53.

John McDonald, Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 216 (colour illus.), 259.

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 58 (illus.). cat.no. P.42

Ian North (Editor), The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1974: Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 'The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art', pg. 35-41, Adelaide, 1974. cat.no. 62

Margaret Plant, Art and Australia (vol. 32, no. 1), 'The Painted Garden', pg. 50-65, Killara, Spring 1994, 57 (illus.).

Exhibition history (11)

Society of Artists Autumn Exhibition (1952), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 09 May 1952–24 May 1952

Acquisitions 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Mar 1968–01 Apr 1968

The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1974, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1974 -

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

The art of Margaret Preston, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 23 May 1980–22 Jul 1980

Aspects of Australian Figurative Painting 1942-1962: Dreams, Fears and Desires (The 5th Biennale of Sydney), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Apr 1984–17 Jun 1984

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

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 08 Dec 2000–11 Feb 2001

Margaret Preston retrospective:

Australia, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 21 Sep 2013–08 Dec 2013