An image of Flat Top Mountains

Margaret Preston

(Australia, England, France 29 Apr 1875 – 28 May 1963)

Flat Top Mountains

Other titles:
also known as Table Top Mountains, NT
Location
Not on display
Further information

Flat top mountains by Margaret Preston is from a group of monotypes made by Preston around the time she took a six-month tour of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia and Central Australia with the expressed aim of discovering Indigenous art, and rock painting and carving sites. Preston incorporated visual elements of Indigenous work she saw in the monotypes and stencil prints of identifiable landscapes she made following the trip.

Year
circa 1947
Media
Print
Medium
colour monotype
Dimensions
29.2 x 32.3 cm image; 32.2 x 35.6 sight/sheet; 53.7 x 71.3 x 4.4 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Margaret Preston". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Jocelyn Plate in honour of Carl Plate 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
259.2018
Copyright
© Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agnecy