- Other Titles
- Native pea - Australian wild flowers
- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas on cardboard on hardboard
- 42.5 x 42.0 cm board; 53.6 x 53.7 x 4.5 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, pencil "M. Preston/ 1923".
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Margaret Preston/ 1932".
- Gift of Pauline Evatt 1985
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 15 Sep 1923–13 Oct 1923
Australian Art Association (1923), Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 13 Nov 1923–24 Nov 1923
Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Dec 1985–09 Feb 1986
FLORA AUSTRALIS, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega, 11 Mar 2016–11 Jun 2016
The View from 1919, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth, 01 Jun 2019–28 Jul 2019
Referenced in 7 publications
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 76 (colour illus.), 85. cat.no. O.4
Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1923.
Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 75.
Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1923. possibly cat.no. 127; price 15 gns; titled "Flowers"; not paginated
Antonia Williams, Vogue living, 'Collecting: Petal pushers', pg. 65-67, Sydney, Sep 2004-Oct 2004, 67 (colour illus.).
Australian Art Association annual exhibition (1923), Melbourne, Nov 1923. possibly cat.no. 133; not paginated
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 14 Sep 1923, page unknown. Review of Society of Artists annual exhibition 15 September - 13 October 1923: "Margaret Preston's still life pictures are many and amongst them the bowl of flowers against a strong light (No. 127) is good".
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