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PRESTON, Margaret Rose

Also known as: née McPherson, Rose McPherson

Born: 29/04/1875

Died: 28/05/1963

Special Achievements:

1920s - First white artist to be deeply influenced by Aboriginal art.
A Modernist artist, with her main work oil on canvas and her bold flower paintings. 


Resources

  • References

    Margaret Preston.  (2006, March 11). Retrieved from http://www.evabreuerartdealer.com.au/preston_bio_0503.htm


  • Image - Margaret Preston plaque

    Jubilee 150 Walkway plaque commemorating Margaret Preston

    Wikimedia Commons: File:J150W-Preston.jpg


  • Image - Australian artist Margaret Preston, outside her home in Berowra

    Creator: Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953 Title: Margaret Preston at her home, Berowra [picture] / Harold Cazneaux Call Number: PIC HCJ J76 LOC Cold store Box HC J76 Created/Published: 1936

    This image is of Australian origin and is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired.