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ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRRA

MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Native Ballet 1946

Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

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© The Estate of Margaret Preston. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRRA

MARGARET PRESTON

1875-1963
Native Ballet 1946

screenprint on paper
inscribed 'Native Ballet' lower left; signed and dated 'Margaret Preston / 28th/7/46' lower right
29 x 38.5 cm

Provenance

Mr Allen D. Christensen, California
Private Collection, United States of America, by descent from the above
Australian Art, Christie's, London, 26 September 2013, lot 61, illustrated
Savill Galleries, Sydney (stock 610199) (label verso), acquired from the above
The Denis Savill Collection of Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia, Sydney, 10 May 2016, lot 18, illustrated
Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Exhibited

Special Exhibition of Drawings and Small Sculpture, Society of Artists, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 22 May – 5 June, no. 84, 5gns
Paintings from the Collection of Allen D. Christensen, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 7-22 December 1976, no. 39

Literature

Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston, Australian National Gallery, Canberra and Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1987, cat. no. 256, p. 216 (illustrated, another impression)

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