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MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Rock Lilies 1932

$80,000–100,000

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© Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2020

MARGARET PRESTON

1875-1963
Rock Lilies 1932

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Margaret Preston / -32' lower left
45.5 x 53 cm

  • Lot Sold $160,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $200,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Private Collection
Christie's Australia
Gould Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney, acquired from the above in 2000
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney

Exhibited

The Seventh Annual Exhibition of the Contemporary Group, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 2-14 November 1932, no. 13, 10 gns

Literature

'The "Moderns": "Contemporary's" Show', The Sun, Sydney, 2 November 1932, p. 10
Colin Simpson, 'Spring and Sawmills: "Contemporaries" New Show', The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 4 November 1932, p. 9
Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, Australian National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1987, p. 312
Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné (rev. ed.), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2005, p. 346
Denise Mimmochi, Margaret Preston: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Monotypes and Ceramics, CD-ROM, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, illustrated

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