Margaret PRESTON, Illawarra lilies and waratahs. 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

Illawarra lilies and waratahs. [Gymea etc.] 1929 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 laid paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.
Edition State: publihed state
Impression: 3/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'gymea etc'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '3rd proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 59.6 h x 44.4 w cm sheet 64.2 h x 47.0 w cm backing sheet 64.2 h x 47.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1968
Accession No: NGA 68.101
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1968.