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

Fuchsia. [An autumn posy | Fuchsia etc | Fuchsia and Balsam | Fuschia [sic]] 1928 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 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8th proof
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, 'fuschia [sic] etc'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '8th print'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 27.2 h x 26.8 w cm sheet 39.0 h x 35.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.935
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Christopher Davis Antiques, Sydney, 1976.