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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

Emus' feeding ground near Yunta. 1946 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, monotype, printed in colour inks, from one block Support: smooth cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: unique impression
Edition: no edition

Primary Insc: signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below image in black pencil, '[illegible] Yunta - Emus feeding ground'. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'monotype'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscription.
Dimensions: printed image 31.6 h x 39.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Robert Forbes 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.973
Provenance:
  • With Kym Bonython Gallery, Adelaide 1960?
  • Purchased byf Mrs M G.M. (Mabel) Warden, Parkindula, Mount Barker, South Australia.
  • Bequeathed to her grandson Robert Forbes.
  • Gift to the National gallery of Australia, from Robert Forbes, Canberra, 2015.