Margaret PRESTON, Sturt's desert pea 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

Sturt's desert pea [Sturt's pea, N.S.W. wildflowers, Australian wild flowers] 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 cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 50, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 18.4 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 22.0 h x 27.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.945
Subject: Still life Australia, Plants
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Christopher Davis Antiques, 1976