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An image of Carol singers by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

(Australia, England 27 Mar 1894 – 01 Mar 1968)

Carol singers
Media category
Materials used
oil on paperboard

94.0 x 73.8 cm board; 117.0 x 97.0 x 5.3 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 93 x 72.5 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, yellow oil " Maistre". Not dated.
Gift of Patrick White 1974
Accession number
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 131.

Heather Johnson, Brought to Light: Australian Art 1850–1965 from the Queensland Art Gallery collection, 'Reality or Religious Fantasy? Roy de Maistre and Herbert Badham', pg. 218-223, Brisbane, 1998, 220.

Heather Johnson, Roy de Maistre: The english years, New South Wales, 1995, 56 (illus.).

Macquarie Galleries, Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Sydney, 1960. 10; Kindly lent by Mr. Patrick White

Sir John Rothenstein and Bryan Robertson, Roy de Maistre: A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings from 1917-1960, London, 1960, 13. 54; dated: 1943; Collection of Patrick White, Esq.

Daniel Thomas., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Painting's influence on literature', Sydney, 14 Sep 1976.

Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). 22

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sotheby's Melbourne: Important Australian Art, 25 & 26 August 2008, Australia, 2008, 153 (colour illus.). NOTE: A variation of the painting in the AGNSW's collection.

Exhibition history (4)

UNESCO Exposition Internationale d'Art Moderne, Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, France, 18 Nov 1946–Dec 1946

Roy de Maistre: Retrospective exhibition of Paintings and Drawings 1917-1960, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, May 1960–Jun 1960

Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 23 Nov 1960–02 Dec 1960

Project 14 - Roy de Maistre: 1894-1968 (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Sep 1976–04 Oct 1976