STILL LIFE – BASKET, 1925

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

(1875 – 1963)
STILL LIFE – BASKET, 1925

hand-coloured woodcut

19.0 x 19.0 cm

edition of 50

signed with initials in image lower right: MP
signed, dated, numbered and inscribed with title below image: 5th proof Margaret Preston / 1925 / Still Life

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
Provenance

Private collection, Melbourne by 1967
Thence by descent
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Thea Proctor and Margaret Preston Exhibition, Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney, 18 November – 2 December 1925, cat. 15 (another example)

Literature

Art in Australia, 3rd series, no. 22, December 1927, pl. 31 (illus., another example as ‘Basket of Fruit’)
Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, cat. 63, p. 94 (illus., another example)