FLOWERS IN JUG, c.1929

Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
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MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
FLOWERS IN JUG, c.1929

hand-coloured woodcut

28.0 x 20.5 cm

signed below image: Margaret Preston
tipped into the limited edition of Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings 1929, edited by S. Ure Smith and L. Gellert (Sydney: Art in Australia), 1929.
Book: edition number 185 / 250 accompanies this lot.

 

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000 (2)
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Provenance

Sydney Ure Smith, Sydney
Thence by descent
Ure Smith collection, Sydney

Literature

Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, cat. 137, p. 143 (illus., another example)

Catalogue text

Each edition of Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings 1929, was accompanied by a hand-coloured woodcut of either Flowers in Jug, c.1929 or Mosman Bridge, c.1927. It is not know if the full edition was completed.