Margaret PRESTON, The fountain. Enlarge 1 /1

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

The fountain. 1932 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: Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/1
Edition: edition of 1200, uncoloured as published in 'Manuscripts' August 1934; edition of 1, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'the fountain'. inscribed on backing board of original frame in black pencil, 'Only 1 in this edition.1932'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.0 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.123
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, February 1981.