Implement Blue, 1927

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This limited-edition giclée print is part of a collection of 20 works that have been produced to celebrate O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism, showing at the Art Gallery of NSW until 2 October 2017.

Each work is printed using the highest quality inks on archival-quality paper, allowing for a life of more than 100 years if cared for properly. It is accompanied by a certificate signed by the Editors of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Canberra Times.

Original Artwork; oil on canvas on hardboard, 42.5 x 43 cm. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Gift of the artist 1960 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Photo: Jenni Carter, AGNSW.


Small: 27cm x 27cm

Medium: 43cm x 43cm

Large: 56cm x 56cm


  • Box frames are sourced from sustainable plantation timber

  • Frame dimensions are 20mm face and 37mm depth

  • Available in Classic White, Matte Black, Tasmanian Oak and Dark Timber

  • 2mm clear acrylic with 80% UV protection rating

  • Artworks are mounted to acid-free foam core

  • Artworks are set to the rear of the frame with a 20mm space to the acrylic

Paper quality

  • The high quality of the paper and inks should ensure a life of more than 100 years if cared for properly.

  • A museum-quality, smooth cotton high white is used. It is 315 gsm with 100% cotton linters and a silky smooth matte surface.

  • It is acid and lignin free with an excellent colour gamut.

  • The surface has a special matte coating, designed for high-quality fine art and photographic reproduction.

  • Images are printed with archival quality Ultrachrome pigment-based K3 inks onto smooth fine art paper.

  • The term 'giclée print' (pronounced zhee-clay) refers to an elevation in printmaking technology.

Our printing partner

Vision Image Lab, our professional printing partner, also arranges framing and delivery. You can contact them directly regarding any delivery enquiries regarding this print.


Contact: (02) 9319 3300

Margaret Preston (1875–1963)

Recognised and admired for her vibrant and distinctive art, Margaret Preston possessed an equally colourful personality, and was described by one associate as “the natural enemy of the dull”.

After committing to a career as an artist from an early age, Preston completed her academic training in Melbourne and Adelaide before spending two lengthy periods travelling and studying in Europe. On her return to Australia, she married William Preston and settled in the harbourside suburb of Mosman, Sydney, which would be her base for much of the rest of her life.

The following decade saw Preston establish her reputation as a painter of highly individual modernist still lifes and an outspoken cultural commentator. She wrote regularly on the arts for both specialist and popular magazines, and commenced a regular program of overseas travel. Her advocacy for a new national art for Australia gathered momentum during this time.

This was consolidated when the Prestons moved from the city to Berowra, on the Hawkesbury River, in 1932. There, she developed a deeper investment in the Australian bush. Returning to Mosman in 1939, Preston commenced a series of landscape paintings influenced by the colours and motifs of Aboriginal art, and promoted the study and conservation of Indigenous rock art with the Anthropological Society of New South Wales.

Preston continued to exhibit until the late 1950s. She held her last solo show at the Macquarie Galleries in 1953, after which her artistic production diminished. Preston died in Sydney in 1963, aged 88.

IMPORTANT: Only unframed orders placed before December 15 will arrive in time for Christmas. International and all other orders may take up to two weeks longer than the normal delivery times listed below, due to the holiday period.

All deliveries include tracking and require a signature on delivery.

Delivery within Australia Delivery time Price
Standard delivery Up to four weeks FREE
International delivery Delivery time Price
New Zealand Up to five weeks

1 x print $30

2 x prints $30

3 x prints $60

4 x prints $60

Plus $30 for every 1–2 prints thereafter

Rest of world Up to five weeks

1 x print $45

2 x prints $45

3 x prints $90

4 x prints $90

Plus $45 for every 1–2 prints thereafter


Small: 27cm x 27cm

Medium: 43cm x 43cm

Large: 56cm x 56cm

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