Woodblock for 'Wheel flower'
Australia, England, France
29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963
Woodblock for 'Wheelflower'
nine end-grain huon pine, buff-jointed and engraved
43.9 x 44.5 cm block
Signature & date
Signed in block l.r., incised "MP". Not dated.
Gift of Mr W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1963
Not on display
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Shown in 5 exhibitions
International Works on Paper Fair Sydney 1995, Mitchell Library, 14 Jul 1995–16 Jul 1995
Ways of Viewing: Carol Rudyard and Margaret Preston, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth, 18 Nov 1996–26 Jan 1997
Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999
Margaret Preston retrospective:
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
Referenced in 6 publications
Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 94. cat.no. B.1
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 2005, 154 (colour illus.).
Roger Arthur Butler, The prints of Margaret Preston: a catalogue raisonné, Canberra, 1987, 144 (illus.).
Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 22 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, Sydney, 2005, 252 (colour illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 6 (illus.). cat.no. 50