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Title

Japanese submarine exhibition


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(1942)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

43.2 x 50.8 cm stretcher; 42.7 x 50.5 cm sight; 57.7 x 65.5 x 6.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, blue oil "M PREST(illeg.)". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mr W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA30.1967


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Works in the collection

115


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 61 (colour illus.), 86. cat.no. O.17

Katrina Cashman, Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman, 2002.

William Dargie, Daily Mirror, 'Painters and painting', pg. 3, Sydney, 22 Aug 1957, 3. The painting was referenced as 'Benelong Pt. Submarine Exhibition'.

Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1942.

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, ‘An art for Australia from Australians 1940s-1950s', pg.173-250, Sydney, 2005, 181, 182, 183, 179 (colour illus.).

Grosvenor Gallery, London, Annual Spring Exhibition, London, 1957. cat.no. 20. Note: painting was priced at 35 gns. The painting was listed as 'Benelong Pt. Submarine Exhibition (Site of New Opera House)'.

Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 10. cat.no. 18

Humphrey McQueen, The black swan of trespass: the emergence of Modernist painting in Australia to 1944, Sydney, 1979, (illus.), 159. plate no. 29

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 11, 50 (illus.). cat.no. O.39

Catherine Speck, Painting ghosts: Australian women artists in wartime, Melbourne, 2004, 106, 107 (colour illus.), 231. illus.no. 59

Editor Unknown (Editor), 1967 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1967, 17-18. cat.no. 18

Fourth Annual Exhibition: Contemporary Art Society, Sydney, 1942. cat.no. 19. Note: painting was priced at 15 gns.