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

Hollyhocks. 1928 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: thin laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 34/?
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, 'Holyhocks (sic)'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '34th copy'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 29.2 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 36.4 h x 35.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1272
Subject: Still life
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983.
  • From the auction, ' Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982, lot 16.