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  • Thomas, D., North, I., & McCarthy F. (1972), 'The Australian Landscape’.

  • Seivl, Isobel (1988), 'Preston, Margaret Rose’.

  • Seivl, Isobel; North, Ian; and McQueen, Humphrey (1980), ''Margaret Preston,’ ADB, The Art of Margaret Preston’, 11, Adelaide, Australia.

  • Ambrus, Caroline (1984), 'The Ladies’ Picture Show’, Sydney, NSW.

  • Burke, Janine (1980), 'Australian Women Artists 1840-1940’, Collingwood, Vic.

  • Burn, Ian (1991), 'Dialogue: Writing in Art History’, Sydney, NSW.

  • Butel, Elizabeth (1986), 'Margaret Preston’, Melbourne, Vic.

  • Butler, Roger (1987), 'The Prints of Margaret Preston’, National Gallery of Australia catalogue, Melbourne, Vic.

  • McQueen, Humphrey (1979), 'The Black Swan of Trespass’, Sydney, NSW.

  • Megaw, J.V.S.; and Megaw, M. Ruth (1992), Melbourne, Vic.

  • Preston, Margaret (5 December 1924), 'Art for crafts: Aboriginal art artfully applied’, Home.

  • Stephen, Ann (1980), 'Margaret Preston’s second coming,’, Art Network, 2, spring.

  • Seivl, Isobel (1986), 'Margaret Preston’, MA thesis University of Sydney.

  • (1928), 'Society of Artists Annual Exhibition Catalogue’, (cat.154), Sydney, NSW.

  • ''Insurance on Paintings 1942’, Margaret Preston Papers’, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.

  • Burn, Ian; and Stephen, Ann (1992), 'Namatjira’s white mask’, in Hardy, Jane (Ed.) The Heritage of Namatjira.

  • Nicholls, Christine (2000), 'From appreciation to appropriation : indigenous influences and images in Australian visual art’, Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide, SA.

  • Baddeley, Claire (ed.) (1999), 'Motif & meaning : Aboriginal influences in Australian art, 1930-1970’, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Vic.

  • Edwards, Deborah; with Peel, Rose; and Mimmocchi, Denise (2005), 'Margaret Preston : Art and life’, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.

  • Preston, Margaret (1930), ''Away with poker-worked kookaburras and gumleaves’, Sunday [Daily] Pictorial’, 6 April, Sydney.

  • Preston, Margaret (1930), ''The application of Aboriginal designs’, Art in Australia’, 3rd series no. 31, March.

  • Preston, Margaret (1925), ''The indigenous art of Australia’, Art in Australia’, 3rd series no. 11, March.

  • Preston, Margaret (1933), 'An Exhibition 1933’, Manuscripts 4 (February 1933).

  • Information sourced from Eagle, Mary.

  • Butler, Roger. “Margaret Preston: Australian Printmaker.” National Gallery of Australia, 2004.

See also

  • 'Margaret Preston, Self Portrait 1930, oil on canvas (AGNSW)'.
  • 'Heritage chapter 7, plate 303: Aboriginal Flowers 1928, oil on canvas, 53.6 x 45.8 cm, AGSA'.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 'Margaret Preston travel photograph albums', Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW.

Initial data sources

  • Heritage with additions