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

Calabash Bay, Berowra [River Backwash; Backwash Berowra Creek] 1939 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin white 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 lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'wood cut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower edge in black pencil, '1 / Backwash. Berowra Ck 15 gns U.F'.
Dimensions: printed image 19.2 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.423
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1973.