- Other Titles
- Blue orchid
- (circa 1935)
- Media category
- Materials used
- woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on ivory laid paper
- Unknown edition, hand coloured
- 19.2 x 19.2 cm blockmark; 28.0 x 21.3 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed in block to print l.r., incised "MP".
Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.
- Purchased 1965
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Margaret Rose Preston Estate/Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Berowra visions: Margaret Preston and beyond, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, 05 Sep 2005–31 Oct 2005
Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010
Destination Sydney, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 11 Dec 2015–21 Feb 2016
Referenced in 5 publications
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 89, 90 (colour illus.). cat.no. P.31; titled 'Blue orchid'
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 194, 195 (colour illus.). cat.no. 202
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 181 (colour illus.). cat.no. 202
Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 11 (colour illus.).
Judith White (Editor), Look, Melbourne, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 12 (colour illus.).
Other works by Margaret Preston
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