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Mosman Bridge

(circa 1927)


Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963

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Mosman Bridge Margaret Preston Poster Print

33.0cm wide x 44.0cm high




(circa 1927)

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Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream laid paper


from an edition of 125?, hand coloured)


25.2 x 18.7 cm blockmark; 31.4 x 24.7 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date

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


Bequest of Margaret Preston via WG Preston 1986


Not on display

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Artist information

Margaret Preston

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Works in the collection


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 14 publications


Helen Campbell, Look, 'Colour, rhythm and design: Wood and lino cuts from a time of great creative vitality', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Feb 2010, 13 (colour illus.), 14.

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 7 (colour illus.).

Katrina Cashman., Margaret Preston in Mosman, 'Margaret Preston in Mosman', Mosman, 2002, (colour illus.). not paginated; no catalogue numbers

Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Making Sydney modern: the artistic shaping of the postwar city', pg. 67-85, Sydney, 2013, 74, 162 (colour illus.), 315, 323.

Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 7, 36 (illus.), 53 (illus.). P.13

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 63, 137 (colour illus.). 113

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 82 (colour illus.), 260.

Unknown, Blue Chip XI: The collector's exhibition, Melbourne, 2009, 41 (colour illus.). 19th proof

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. 92

Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 127 (colour illus.). 113

Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 29, 87. P.14

A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Armadale, 1978, 21 (illus.).

Unknown and Unknown, Deutscher-Menzies & Lawson-Menzies, Sydney: Fine art auction - 10 December 2008, Sydney, 2008, 23 (colour illus.). lot 7; not editioned; Private collection, Melbourne

Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 35 (colour illus.). titled 'Mosman Bridge (large) N.S.W. c. 1926'