Expanded NumberOP-000115Artist's nameMargaret Preston Place of birth and residenceAustraliaBirth and death dates1875–1963Title
Date1952MediumOil on canvasDimensions43 x 48 cmInscriptionsSigned l.r. M.PrestonProvenance
Commissioned from the artist by Dr HC Coombs in 1952
Reproduced as the Bank’s Christmas card in 1952 and 1977
Exhibited in The Reserve Bank of Australia Collection, Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, 1992; Hidden Treasures: Art in Corporate Collections, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 1995; Planned for Progress, Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, 2010.
Australian wildflowers (1952). Reserve Bank of Australia Unreserved, accessed 22/09/2023, https://unreserved.rba.gov.au/nodes/view/88187, https://doi.org/10.47688/RBA_Archives_OP-000115
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