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

Wheelflower. [Stenocarpus wheelflower Australian] 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: tan fibrous laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/?
Edition: edition unknown, hand-coloured; plus 1 impression printed by Eva Kubbos in 1963 for the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Stenocarpus wheelower leftwer / Australian'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '11th proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 44.2 h x 44.2 w cm sheet 60.2 h x 45.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.312
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from William S Ellenden Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1976.