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Title

Christ turning the water into wine

1951


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1951


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour stencil, gouache on thin black card with gouache hand colouring


Edition

Unknown edition, hand coloured


Dimensions

47.3 x 41.5 cm image; 53.5 x 45.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. within image, pencil "M. Preston/ -51".


Credit

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

218.1977


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

120


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 67 (colour illus.), 92. cat.no. P.65

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 308 (colour illus.). cat.no. 367

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 282 (colour illus.). cat.no. 367

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 8.

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 57 (illus.), 58. cat.no. P.41