- Other Title
- The Bridge from North Shore
- (circa 1932)
- Media category
- Materials used
- woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on cream Japanese laid paper
- Edition unknown, hand coloured
- 19.0 x 23.2 cm blockmark; 22.7 x 31.9 cm sheet (irreg.)
- Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
- Purchased 1964
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 9 exhibitions
Big Blue - the painted harbour (1997), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jun 1997–29 Mar 1998
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Margaret Preston in Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Sep 2002–13 Oct 2002
Margaret Preston retrospective:
Australian Modernists: Their responses to the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–25 Mar 2011
Henri Mallard: Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–26 Mar 2011
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Destination Sydney, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 11 Dec 2015–21 Feb 2016
O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jul 2017–02 Oct 2017
Referenced in 10 publications
Michaela Boland., Weekend Australian, 'Master cards', pg. 9, Sydney, 07 Sep 2013, 9 (colour illus.).
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.125; titled 'Sydney bridge'.
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 159 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 169 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158
Katrina Cashman., Margaret Preston in Mosman, 'Margaret Preston in Mosman', Mosman, 2002, (colour illus.). titled 'The Bridge from the North Shore'; not paginated; no catalogue numbers
Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 83, 93 (colour illus.), 260.
Caroline Mackaness, Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 253 (colour illus.).
Peter McNeil, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Thea Proctor: towards a stylish Australia', pg. 98-103, Sydney, 2013, 107 (colour illus.), 315.
John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Continuity and change', pg. 35-70, Melbourne, 2004, 55, 56 (colour illus.). illus.no. 38
The Brett Whiteley Studio (Editor), Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.
Other works by Margaret Preston
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