Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
From the Gallery Shop
36.0cm wide x 37.0cm high
wood engraving, black ink, hand coloured in gouache on brown mulberry paper
44.1 x 44.6 cm blockmark; 56.0 x 45.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.l., incised "MP".
Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980
Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999
Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Sep 2002–13 Oct 2002
Margaret Preston retrospective:
Referenced in 20 publications
Deborah Clark, Margaret Preston, 'Wheel Flower', pg. 94, Sydney, 2005, 94, 95 (colour illus.), 82, 132-133, 252 (colour illus., woodblock), 262.
Nicolas Draffin, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 109-124, Sydney, 1988, 121.
Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 51.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Australian Prints from the Collection 139 of the best', pg. 26-27, Heidelberg, Nov 1998, 26.
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 507. This work is titled 'Wheel flowers'.
Kristyna Olsen Mizelle and Jim Kane, Style 1900: the magazine of the turn-of-the-century design, 'Evolution of a movement: the Arts & Crafts in Australia', pg. 40-45, New Jersey, Nov 2001, front cover (colour illus., detail), 40 (colour illus.), 41.
Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, cover (colour illus.), 22 (colour illus.), 54 (illus.). cat.no. P.18
Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 29], Sydney, Sep 1929, front cover (colour illus.).
Kirsty Grant and Jason Smith, In relief: Australian wood engravings, woodcuts and linocuts, Melbourne, 1997, 29, 30 (colour illus.). Collection of National Gallery of Victoria
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 144, 145 (colour illus.). cat.no. 140
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 32 (colour illus.), 88. cat.no. P.21
Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 115-122, Sydney, 1984, 120, 121 (colour illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 6 (illus.), 7 (colour illus.), 61, 63 (colour illus.). cat.no. 50
Clem Lloyd and Peter Sekuless, Australia's national collections, North Ryde, 1980, 260 (illus.).
Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 8.
Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 36 (colour illus.).
Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 90
Jonathan Cooper (Editor), Exhibitions events - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Nov 1998-Jan 1999, 14 (colour illus.).
William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), Sydney, 1934, (illus.). opposite pg. 123; titled 'Stenocarpus'
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 58 (colour illus., detail), 59, 154, 155 (colour illus.). cat.no. 140