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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

The boat, Sydney Harbour. 1920? Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured Support: cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: In the first state, the printed signature, 'MP' has the 'p' reversed. In the 2nd state this appears to have been cut away and Preston has applied the 'MP.' in brush and ink.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscription.
Dimensions: printed image 21.8 h x 28.2 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 28.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1920.0002 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.468
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney, 2004.