Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963
- Germany and France 1904-07
- France, England and Ireland 1912-19
Bird of Paradise.
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 Japanese tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 50, hand-coloured
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'.
titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Bird of paradise-'.
inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '8th proof - 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image 39.6 h x 42.6 w cm sheet 43.2 h x 42.8 w cm
: Purchased 1961 Accession No
: NGA 61.45 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s Image rights
: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
- Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Artlovers Gallery, Sydney, September 1961.