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Title

Still life - jug

1925


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

Still life


Date

1925


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, black ink, hand coloured with gouache on thin cream laid paper


Edition

1st proof from an edition of 50, hand coloured


Dimensions

12.6 x 12.5 cm blockmark; 16.4 x 14.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP".
Signed l.l., pencil "Margaret Preston". Dated l.l., pencil ".../ 1925".


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

140.1976


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

120


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 30 (colour illus.), 87. cat.no. P.4 Note that this publication refers to this print as "Still life".

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 108 (colour illus.). cat.no. 67

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 96 (colour illus.). cat.no. 67

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 53 (illus.). cat.no. P.8 Note that this publication refers to this print as "Still life".