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Title

Banksia

1938


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1938


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

53.2 x 42.6 cm stretcher; 70.5 x 60.2 x 7.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Margaret Preston/ 1938".


Credit

Gift of Society of Artists Sydney Ure Smith Memorial 1950


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8473


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

116


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Still life, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jul 2013–23 Apr 2014


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Margaret Preston, 'Berowra 1930s', pg.151-172, Sydney, 2005, 154 (colour illus.).

Margaret Preston: Catalogue raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.). Artworks: paintings 1938.

S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 52 (illus.).

Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 45 (colour illus.), 86. cat.no. P.13

Australia National Journal, Australia, 01 May 1941, 55 (illus.).

Australian Academy of Art 1939, Sydney, 1939, 10. possibly cat.no. 80

Art in Australia [series 3, no. 76], Sydney, Nov 1938, 64 (illus.).

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1938. not paginated; possibly cat.no. 79 titled 'Australian still life'; priced 30 gns