Margaret Preston, Sydney foreshore, 1925.  woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on thin cream laid, 24.7 x 18.7 cm.  Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW.

Margaret Preston, Sydney foreshore, 1925. woodcut, printed in black ink, hand coloured with gouache on thin cream laid, 24.7 x 18.7 cm. Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW.

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 (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.

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