MARGARET ROSE PRESTON (1875-1963)

biography

Gloxinia,1928
 

oil on canvas
45.5 x 35.5 cm
signed and dated indistinctly lower left: Margaret Preston 1928
inscribed on canvas overlap verso: Gloxinia

Provenance
Estate of Mrs Branton, Rose Bay

Exhibited
Margaret Preston, Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney, 7 - 31 August 1929, cat.24 (15 guineas)

References
Edwards, D., and Peel, R., Margaret Preston, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, CD catalogue, ref. 1929.12 (location noted as ‘unknown’ at time of publication and dated c1929. Gloxinia will now be included in the next catalogue raisonne supplement)

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Flowers in Jug, c1929
 

hand-coloured woodblock print on Japanese paper as issued by Art and Australia
image size: 28.0 x 20.4 cm
signed beneath image: Margaret Preston

This hand-coloured woodblock print was an accompaniment to the Art in Australia publication Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings 1929, edited by Sydney Ure Smith

References
R. Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston, A Catalogue Raisonne, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2005, no. 137, p. 153 (illus. another example)






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