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Title

Banksia and trunk

(circa 1935)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

(circa 1935)


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink on thin ivory laid paper


Edition

1st proof from an unknown edition, uncoloured


Dimensions

30.6 x 30.8 cm blockmark; 36.8 x 35.5 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1935


Location

Not on display


Accession number

3262


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

116


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 506 [Gallery No. 5]

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 186 (illus.). cat.no. 184

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 174 (illus.). cat.no. 184

Unknown, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 89. cat.no. P.28

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 53 (illus.). titled 'Banksias'

Meanjin, Melbourne, Autumn 1943, opposite pg. 49 (illus.). titled 'Banksia'