WARATAHS ETC, 1949

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

(1875 – 1963)
WARATAHS ETC, 1949

colour stencil on black card

37.0 x 29.0 cm

signed with initials in image lower right: M.P.

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Provenance

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

Exhibited

Margaret Preston Survey (Nine Paintings and Thirteen Prints by Margaret Preston), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 4 June – 16 September 1959
Margaret Preston: The Art of Constant Rearrangement, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 December 1985 – 9 February 1986 (another example) State of the Waratah, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 1 September – 8 October 2000 (another example)

Literature

Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, pp. 270-271, cat. 351 (illus., another example)