Rose and banksia
Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
oil on canvas
55.7 x 46.0 cm; 68.0 x 47.8 x 6.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, pencil "M. PRESTON/ 36".
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Contemporary Group Exhibition (1936), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 20 Jul 1936–31 Jul 1936
150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938
Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition (1942), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Mar 1942–16 Apr 1942
Exhibition of Australian women painters, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 1946–18 Aug 1946
Margaret Preston survey (Nine paintings and thirteen prints by Margaret Preston), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jun 1959–16 Sep 1959
Women's achievements in the arts, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 31 Aug 1960–09 Sep 1960
Margaret Preston (1964), Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, 04 Apr 1964–30 Apr 1964
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Referenced in 10 publications
Ann Elias, Sydney College of the Arts, Useless beauty: Flowers and Australian art, United Kingdom, 2015, 241, plate 34 (colour illus.).
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston survey (Nine paintings and thirteen prints by Margaret Preston), Sydney, 1959. cat.no. 12
Blaxland Gallery, (Contemporary Group Exhibition), Sydney, 1936. no. 77; not paginated; priced 20 guineas
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 44 (colour illus.), 86. cat.no. O.12
Deborah Edwards and Rose Peel, Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1936.
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938, (illus.). cat.no. 60
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Margaret Preston and William Dobell loan exhibition, Sydney, 1942. no. 18; not paginated
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., Exhibition of Australian women painters, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1946. cat.no. 28; titled 'Rose and banksia'
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 05 Feb 1938, 35 (illus.).