Margaret PRESTON, Native flowers, 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

Native flowers, Aboriginal design. [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: tan fibrous laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1943 [34 under 43]'. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Aboriginal Design'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'masonite cut'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 41.0 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 52.4 h x 48.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1984.
Accession No: NGA 84.1277
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Mr Anthony Ryder Greatrex, New South Wales, September 1984.