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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

Native everlastings c.1935 Place made: Berowra, 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: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, 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, 'Dahia [sic] everlastings wood [illegible]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 29.6 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 35.6 h x 35.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1466
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., June 1980;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporay, Drawings and Paintings, Sculpture', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 28-30 May 1980, lot 1199.