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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

Coral and shells 1956 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink over black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Margaret Preston / 53', but '53' overwritten in different ink '56'
Dimensions: sheet 36.0 h x 38.0 w cm backing 44.2 h x 45.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.943
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Christopher Davis Antiques, NSW, November 1976.