Past Catalogue | 30 JUNE 2021 AUCTION | Date: 30 June, 2021

Lot 1
Flowers in Jug c1929
hand-coloured woodcut
28.0 x 20.5 cm
edition of 125 (?)

signed below image

 

accompanied by an original edition (no. 163/250) of Ure Smith, S. & Gellert, L. (eds.), Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings, Art & Australia, Sydney, 1929 (with duplicate set of colour plates); it is unknown whether the full edition of the book was completed

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom
Forum Auctions, London, 5 December 2017, lot 20
Private collection, Sydney

Literature:

Ure Smith, S., & Gellert, L. (eds.), Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings, Art & Australia, Sydney, 1929 (illus. pl.6, as Jug of Flowers, another example)
Butler, R., The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1987, p.142, cat.137 (ii) (illus. p.143, another example)

Estimate
A$9,000
-
A$12,000
Hammer Price + BP A$27,000.00