PANDANUS, ELSEY FALLS, 1946

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

(1875 – 1963)
PANDANUS, ELSEY FALLS, 1946

colour monotype

30.5 x 34.0 cm

signed and inscribed with title below image: Pandanus, Elsy [sic] Falls. N.T. Monotype Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Provenance

Mrs E. de Mestre, by 1949
Private collection, Melbourne
Thence by descent
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Drawings, Sculpture Exhibition, Contemporary Art Society [Fourth State Exhibition], Education Department’s Art Gallery, Sydney, 6 – 23 March 1948, cat. 60 (another example)

Literature

Ure Smith, S., Margaret Preston’s monotypes, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1949, p. 66 (as ‘Elsey Falls, N.T.’)
Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, cat. 313, p. 250