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

Waratah etc.. [Waratah, Native Aus. flowers] 1943 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from one masonite block Support: thin cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: publihed state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right on image in brush and oil paint, 'M.P. 43'. signed and dated lower right on image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston 1943'. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'masonite cut Waratah'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 50.2 h x 41.6 w cm sheet 54.6 h x 46.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.145
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the C.A.A.B. (Commonwealth Art Advisory Board), from Antoinette Niven, the artist's daughter, Melbourne, 1972.