Margaret Preston i(11 works by) (a.k.a. Margaret Rose Preston)
Born: Established: 29 Apr 1875 Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 28 May 1963 Mosman, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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Painter, printmaker and teacher, Margaret Preston 'concentrated on still life rather than figure study, seeking to reinvent the genre, with inspiration from Aboriginal art. Her hand-coloured woodcuts of flowers gave a modern look' to subject matter that was traditionally regarded.


Last amended 13 Jul 2011
Influence on:
A Fire Trail, the Blank Path James Stuart 2006 single work poetry
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