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

Christmas bells. [Xmas bells etc.] 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: thin Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50, uncoloured; edition of 50, hand-coloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1925'. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, ' Xmas bells etc'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4th proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 29.6 h x 29.4 w cm sheet 34.2 h x 33.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Gwen Meredith in memory of Amy Josephine Broome 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.526
Subject: Still life Australia, Plants
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Gwen Meredith, Berrima, New South Wales, April 1985.