Margaret PRESTON, Tea-tree and Hakea petiolaris 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

Tea-tree and Hakea petiolaris 1936 Place made: Berowra, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: thin Japanese tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
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, 'Tea Tree Hakea Petiolaris'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'woodcut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 28.9 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 32.9 h x 33.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery adimission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.599
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, February 1986.