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

Banksia cobs [Banksia] 1933 Place made: Berowra, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/?
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Banksia'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Third proof woodcut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 45.0 h x 43.6 w cm sheet 46.2 h x 43.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.450
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, 1976.