Born in Port Adelaide
South Australia Margaret Preston studied in Sydney and Melbourne
and at the Government Art School in Munich.
She travelled widely in Europe, Asia, Africa and India and was an active champion of Aboriginal painting.
Preston (1875 -- 1963) was a
well-known Australian artist. She
was very influential during the
1920s to 1940s for her modernist
works as a painter and printmaker
and for introducing Aboriginal
motifs into contemporary art.
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