Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on ivory laid Japanese paper
14th proof from an edition of 50, hand coloured
38.1 x 35.7 cm blockmark; 41.0 x 37.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "M.P.".
Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Dated l.l. beneath blockmark, pencil "... 25".
Gift of Mrs Alison Brown 1968
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Dec 1985–09 Feb 1986
Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Sep 2002–13 Oct 2002
Margaret Preston retrospective:
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 11 Mar 2017–11 Jun 2017
Referenced in 12 publications
Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Still-life as laboratory table', pg. 198-213, Sydney, 2013, 203 (colour illus.), 203, 314, 323.
Ian North, The art of Margaret Preston, South Australia, 1980, 53 (illus.). cat.no. P.9 Note that this publication refers to this print as "Anenomes".
Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14.
Sydney Ure Smith and Unknown (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 22], Sydney, Dec 1927, 65 (colour illus.). plate no. 30
Unknown, Artwise: visual arts 7-10, Milton, 2004, 42 (colour illus.).
Unknown, Art Wise - Visual Arts years 7-10, Queensland, 1997, 21, 34, 52, 118, 122, 126, 129, 146, 148.
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 124 (colour illus.), 125. cat.no. 108
Unknown, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 32 (colour illus.), 87. cat.no. P.6 Note that this publication refers to this print as "Anenomes".
Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 60 (colour illus.), 82, 105. titled 'Anemones (or Pink jug)'
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Australian woman's world: a town & country journal for Australian women [vol. 9, no. 1], Melbourne, Feb 1929, 108 (colour illus.). titled 'The Chinese vase'
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Australian woman's world: a town & country journal for Australian women [vol. 8, no. 12], Melbourne, Dec 1928, cover (colour illus.).
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 134 (colour illus.). cat.no. 108