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Margaret PRESTON

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Movements: Germany, France 1904-07, France, England, Ireland 1912-19

The Banksia tree.
[Old banksia tree] 1939 Berowra, New South Wales, Australia
Print, ink; paper
Technique: woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured; 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, 'old Banksia tree'.
printed image 24.8 h x 24.6 w cm
sheet 34.9 h x 27.0 w cm
Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2143
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy

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