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Title

Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden

1950


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Date

1950


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour stencil, gouache on thin black card


Edition

Unknown edition


Dimensions

49.7 x 49.7 cm image; 52.8 x 51.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. within image, pencil "M Preston/ 50".


Credit

Purchased 1950


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8481


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

117


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 14 publications

Bibliography


Art-isan: studio arts for VCE units 1-4, 'Towards a personal style: Deciding on a direction', pg. 156-158, Port Melbourne, 2010, 157 (colour illus.).

Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 48 (colour illus.), 92. cat.no. P.62

The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 306 (colour illus.), 307. cat.no. 364

The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 280 (colour illus.), 281. cat.no. 364

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

Art and Australia [series 5, vol. 1, no. 2], Sydney, Aug 1963, 99 (illus.).

Animals on paper - from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Sydney, 1992. cat.no. 63

Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 216 (colour illus.), 259.

The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 42 (illus.), 57 (illus.). cat.no. P.38

Barry Pearce, Southern reflections: 10 contemporary Australian artists, 'An Introduction to Australian Art', pg. 34-42, Sydney, 1998, 40 (colour illus.). fig.no. 14

Geoffrey Smith, Margaret Preston, 'Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden', pg. 236, Sydney, 2005, 236, 237 (colour illus.), 239, 240.

Unknown, Bible Review, New York, 1995, 39 (illus.), 40.

Unknown, Get acquainted with your Christian faith, Tennessee, 1996 {reprint}, inside front cover, 8 (colour illus.).

Unknown, Get acquainted with your Christian faith, Tennessee, 1996, 8.