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

Harbour foreshore. [Sydney foreshore, The road through the gums.] 1925 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: thin Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 13/50
Edition: edition of 50, hand-coloured; edition unknown, uncoloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. dated lower left in black pencil, '25'. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Harbour foreshore/ Sydney'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '13th proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.8 h x 18.5 w cm sheet 29.0 h x 22.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.158
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd, Melbourne, May 1977;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary Drawings and Prints, Norman Lindsay etchings'. Melbourne: Leonard Joel, May 1977, lot 335A.