Still Life


Oil on canvas

41 cm x 33 cm

Signed and dated M. Preston 1923 lower right

Painted in Park Avenue, Mosman. 


William George Preston till 1967.   Beth Mayne to 1977.   Purchased by Mrs William Templeton Lynn from Beth Mayne's Studio Gallery 1977.   Thence by descent to Milton Lynn.


1. Society of Artists, Annual Exhibition, Education Department's Art Gallery, Sydney, 15 September - 13 October 1923, cat. 122, titled 'Still Life', 10gns.

LITERATURE Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1987, p. 309 Exhibition notice as above.

Denise Mimmochi, Margaret Preston: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Monotypes and Ceramics, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, CD Rom, noted as A Still Life c1922 with no known dimensions, inscription or collection details, and exhibition as 'Still-Life' in 1923.