Margaret PRESTON, Aboriginal design 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

Aboriginal design 1943 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from one masonite block Support: fibrous Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston/ 1943'. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Aboriginal Design masonite cut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right edge in black pencil, 'Mrs Brodie'.
Dimensions: printed image 34.2 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 42.0 h x 38.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of Aime Kingston 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1626
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by Amie Kingston, from the artist.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Amie Kingston, Sydney, 1987