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

Aboriginal design, with Sturt's pea. [Sturts pea, Aboriginal design, Sturt's pea - NSW] 1943 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from one masonite block Support: cream linen textured paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Sturts pea-aboriginal design'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left edge in black pencil, '[illegible] Ashton [crossed out]'.
Dimensions: printed image 30.6 h x 38.2 w cm sheet 35.7 h x 41.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Naomi Anderson 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3329
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Naomi Anderson, Sydney, 1983.