AUSTRALIAN NATIVE FLOWERS, 1943

Important Australian and International Fine Art
Sydney
10 May 2017
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MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
AUSTRALIAN NATIVE FLOWERS, 1943

colour masonite cut

42.0 x 37.0 cm

signed with initials and dated in image lower left: MP. 43
inscribed with title lower left: australian native flowers – …
signed lower right: … Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Provenance

Private collection, United Kingdom
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Contemporary Art Society, Education Department Art Gallery, Sydney, 29 June – 19 July 1943, cat. 215 (another example, as ‘Native Flowers’)

Literature

Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston, A Catalogue Raisonné, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1987, cat. 233, p. 200 (illus., another example, as ‘Native Flowers’)