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

Shell Cove, Sydney. 1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin Japanese tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower left on image in black pencil, 'M.P.' not dated. titled lower left on image in black pencil, 'Shell Cove / Sydney'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 21.6 h x 27.1 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 27.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1920.0004 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.231
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Streey [gallery], Sydney, 1975.