Margaret PRESTON, Bird fountain Enlarge 1 /1

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

Bird fountain 1925 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: 7/50
Edition: edition of 50, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Bird fountain'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '7th Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.7 h x 24.4 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1959
Accession No: NGA 59.193
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from John Young, 1959