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

Polo 1935 Place made: Berowra, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream laid paper mounted on wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Polo .'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'woodcut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.8 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 29.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.185
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary, Drawings and Paintings, Sculptures', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 24-26 May 1978, lot 569.