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Title

Gum blossoms

(1928)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Title

Gum blossom


Date

(1928)


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured in gouache on thin cream laid paper


Edition

21st proof from an unknown edition, hand coloured


Dimensions

27.4 x 26.3 cm blockmark (irreg.); 38.7 x 30.6 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA35.1964


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

116


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


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

Nicolas Draffin, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Prints & Drawings', pg. 109-124, Sydney, 1988, 123 (colour illus.).

Josef Lebovic, Australian women printmakers, 'Foreword', pg. 2, Sydney, 1988, 12. cat.no. 94a; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 26], Sydney, Dec 1928, 121 (illus.). Advertisement for Grosvenor Galleries

Unknown (Editor), The Home : an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Dec 1932, 84 (illus.). titled 'Gum blossom'

The Home: an Australian quarterly, Sydney, Dec 1928, 25 (illus.).

Unknown, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 145 (colour illus.). cat.no. 124

Unknown, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 125 (colour illus.). cat.no. 124

Unknown, Margaret Preston, 'Transitions 1920s', pg. 61-150, Sydney, 2005, 88 (colour illus.), 127.

Unknown, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 42 (colour illus.).

Unknown, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 88. cat.no. P.19