Margaret PRESTON, The aeroplane. 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 aeroplane. 1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1936, reworked
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: thin wove silver-painted paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

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 Aeroplane woodblock'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.0 h x 19.0 w cm sheet 24.8 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.310
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from William S Ellenden Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1976.