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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

Native ballet. 1946 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 28 July 1946
Materials & Technique: prints, screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencil Support: smooth buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston / 28th/7/46'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'Native Ballet'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet (sight) 28.5 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.347
  • Mr Allen D. Christensen, California.
  • Private Collection, United States of America, by descent from the above.
  • Australian Art, Christie's, London, 26 September 2013, lot 61, illustrated, sold $17,074.
  • Savill Galleries, Sydney (stock 610199) (label verso), acquired from the above.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from 'Savill: The Private and The Public, The Denis Savill Collection of Australian art.' Sydney: Sotheby's Australia, 10 May 2016, lot 18.