ABORIGINAL STILL LIFE, 1946

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
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MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
ABORIGINAL STILL LIFE, 1946

colour monotype

36.5 x 38.5 cm

signed and inscribed with title below image: Aboriginal Still Life. Monotype Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Provenance

Architectural Section, Australian National University, Canberra
Joshua McClelland Print Room, Canberra
Private collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1966
Thence by descent
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Exhibition of Australian Art and Photographs, Art Association Galleries, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, September 1962, cat. 15

Literature

Ure Smith, S., Margaret Preston’s monotypes, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1949, pl. 5, pp. 17 – 18 (illus.)
Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, cat. 340, p. 263 (illus.)
Margaret Preston Catalogue Raisonné of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, CD-ROM compiled by Mimmocchi, D., with Edwards, D., and Peel, R.