Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
From the Gallery Shop
7.5cm wide x 7.5cm high
31.0cm wide x 37.0cm high
The Bridge from North Shore
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.
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 8 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
Referenced in 10 publications
Michaela Boland., Weekend Australian, 'Master cards', pg. 9, Sydney, 07 Sep 2013, 9 (colour illus.).
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
Peter McNeil, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Thea Proctor: towards a stylish Australia', pg. 98-103, Sydney, 2013, 107 (colour illus.), 315.
Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 83, 93 (colour illus.), 260.
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
Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.
The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 159 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158
Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.125; titled 'Sydney bridge'.
Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 253 (colour illus.).
The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 169 (colour illus.). cat.no. 158