Margaret PRESTON, Basket of Australian flowers 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

Basket of Australian flowers [Native flowers, Basket of native flowers] 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: Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 19/50
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, 'Native flowers'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '19 proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 12.8 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 16.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1984.
Accession No: NGA 84.1271
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, 1984.