Margaret PRESTON

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Germany and France 1904-07
  • France, England and Ireland 1912-19

Spider orchid. 1939 Place made: Berowra, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: rough tan oriental paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: publihed state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right on image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 20.1 h x 27.2 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1375
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1985.