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Title

The gorge

(circa 1944)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

(circa 1944)


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour masonite cut, hand coloured in gouache on tan laid Japanese paper


Edition

Unknown edition, printed in colour, hand coloured


Dimensions

40.0 x 34.0 cm blockmark; 45.9 x 38.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in block to print l.l., incised "M.P.".
Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

215.1977


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

120


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 90, 91 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.44; titled 'Galston Gorge N.S.W.'

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 225 (colour illus.). cat.no. 248

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 212 (colour illus.), 213. cat.no. 248