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Title

Rose and banksia

1936


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1936


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

55.7 x 46.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, pencil "M. PRESTON/ 36".


Credit

Purchased 1936


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6373


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

116


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938, (illus.). cat.no. 60

Margaret Preston., Exhibition of Australian women painters, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1946. cat.no. 28; titled 'Rose and banksia'

National Council of Women, An exhibition of women's achievements in the arts, New South Wales, 1960. cat.no. 32; Kindly lent by the AGNSW

Margaret Preston survey (Nine paintings and thirteen prints by Margaret Preston), Sydney, 1959. cat.no. 12

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition, Sydney, 1942. no. 18; not paginated

The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 05 Feb 1938, 35 (illus.).

(Contemporary Group Exhibition), Sydney, 1936. no. 77; not paginated; priced 20 guineas

Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1936.

Ann Elias, Sydney College of the Arts, Useless beauty: Flowers and Australian art, United Kingdom, 2015, 241, plate 34 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 44 (colour illus.), 86. cat.no. O.12