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Margaret Preston - Australian Coral Flowers

Coral Flowers Artist: Margaret Preston is one of Australia’s foremost modern women artists. She was a highly innovative artist who sought to create an authentic national art based on a combination of European, Australian Indigenous and Asian art.

Margaret PRESTON Bird of Paradise. 1925 relief woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured

Margaret Preston - "Bird of Paradise" 1925 relief woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block;

Margaret Preston  Woodblock  'Sturt's Desert Pea' 1925 - and Actinotus (flannel flower), Blandfordia (Christmas bells), Teleopea (waratah)...

Margaret Preston Woodblock 'Sturt's Desert Pea' 1925 - and Actinotus (flannel flower), Blandfordia (Christmas bells), Teleopea (waratah).

Rocks in Roper River Valley, NT Australia by Margaret Preston.

Margaret Preston 'Rocks in Roper River Valley N.' 1953 colour stencil Collection of the National Gallery of Australia © Margaret Preston. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

Margaret Preston, Banksia tree at Berowra. Australian artist.

Painter Margaret Preston, Banksia tree at Berowra.

Margaret Preston  Stenocarpus, Wheel Flower  1929

Wheel Flower, Stenocarpus sinuatus by Margaret Preston, Woodblock print, hand-coloured in gouache on brown mulberry paper

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Margaret Preston(Australian, Magnolia 1932 woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache and black ink, on thin white laid tissue

Margaret Preston, Australian artist: 'The brown pot' 1940 (detail) Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased 1942

Margaret Preston, Australian artist: 'The brown pot' 1940 (detail) Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased This remind me of Geometric art/painting in It has effect and an interesting layout.

Margaret Preston (29 April 1875 – 28 May 1963) was an Australian artist. She was highly influential during the 1920s to 1940s for her modernist works as a painter and printmaker and for introducing Aboriginal motifs into contemporary art.

Margaret Preston April 1875 – 28 May was an Australian artist. She was highly influential during the to for her modernist works as a painter and printmaker and for introducing Aboriginal motifs into contemporary art.Photo by Harold Cazneaux

Margaret Preston "Rock Lily (Native Orchids)," 1953.  Printed in colour from one hand-cut paper stencil. National Gallery of Australia © Margaret Preston.

Margaret Preston "Rock Lily (Native Orchids)," Printed in colour from one hand-cut paper stencil. National Gallery of Australia © Margaret Preston.

Margaret Preston "Aboriginal Landscape" 1941, Margaret travelled to NT and realised that aboriginal art expressed concept and place - the spiritual connection to and knowledge of country

Margaret Preston - Aboriginal landscape 1941 (detail) Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, D & J T Mortlock Bequest Fund 1982