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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE WALTER TAYLOR COLLECTION, SYDNEY

MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Red and White Gumblossom 1929

$100,000-150,000

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© The Estate of Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2019

PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE WALTER TAYLOR COLLECTION, SYDNEY

MARGARET PRESTON

1875-1963
Red and White Gumblossom 1929

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Margaret Preston / 1929' lower left
46.2 x 38.5 cm

Provenance

Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney
Mr Walter Taylor, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired in 1950

Exhibited

Margaret Preston, Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney, 7-31 August 1929, no. 26, 15 gns
Margaret Preston and William Dobell Loan Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 March - 16 April 1942, no. 9, 'Gum Blossoms' (label verso)
110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Galleries, Sydney, 18 September 1950, no. 90, 'Gum Blossoms' (label verso)

Literature

Beatrice Tildesley, 'Margaret Preston's Work Excites Other Artists', The Sydney Mail, Sydney, 7 August 1929, p. 13
Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert, Margaret Preston Recent Paintings, Art in Australia, Sydney, 1929, plate 19
Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonn\xE9, Australian National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1987, p. 311
Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonn\xE9 (rev. ed.), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2005, p. 345
Denise Mimmochi, Margaret Preston: Catalogue Raisonn\xE9 of Paintings, Monotypes and Ceramics, CD-ROM, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, illustrated

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