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

Gum blossoms. [Gum Blossom.] 1928 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: cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 40/?
Edition: edition unknown, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed on comp lower right in black pencil, 'M.P.'. signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'gum blossom'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '40th [39 crossed out] proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 27.6 h x 26.4 w cm sheet 39.8 h x 32.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.359
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Clune Galleries, Sydney, 1973.