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Mosman Bridge

(circa 1927)


Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963

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(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

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 14 publications


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

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

Roger Arthur Butler and Chris Deutscher, A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Armadale, 1978, 21 (illus.).

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

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

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.

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

Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney and Lawson-Menzies, 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'

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

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.

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

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

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