Margaret PRESTON, Floral, still life. 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

Floral, still life. [Blue orchids.] 1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/?
Edition: edition unknown, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Blue Orchids'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2nd proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 17.8 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.933
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, 1976.