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

Mosman Bridge. c.1927 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 laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/?
Edition: edition unknown, hand-coloured, signed and titled in pencil; edition of 125?, hand-coloured, signed and titled in pencil as issued in Margaret Preston Recent Paintings, 1929; edition unknown, printed in colour?

Edition Notes: This print has registration marks for colour printing at centre top and lower edges. No images printed in colour have been identified.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Mosman Bridge (Large) N.S.W'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '10th proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 25.2 h x 18.6 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.360
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Clune Galleries, Sydney, 1973.