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

Aboriginal design. 1943 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from one masonite block Support: soft cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured; edition unknown, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right on image in black pencil, 'M Preston/ 43'. signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'aboriginal design/ masonite cut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 38.4 h x 39.6 w cm sheet 43.1 h x 45.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1968
Accession No: NGA 68.102
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.