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An image of Patrick White by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

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

Patrick White
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

76.4 x 50.7 cm stretcher; 75.3 x 49.8 cm sight edge; 91.3 x 65.7 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black oil "R de Maistre" [very faint]. Not dated.
Gift of the sister's niece Miss Frances Peck 1972
Accession number
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Peter Craven, The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 24. 34

Anne Loxley and Warren Horton, About Face - Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770-1993, Canberra, 1994, 12.

David Marr, Patrick White: A life by David Marr, Milsons Point, 1991, 196, 470, 520.

Sir John Rothenstein and Bryan Robertson, Roy de Maistre: A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings from 1917-1960, London, 1960, 13. probably 52; titled: 'Portrait of Patrick White'; dated: 1940; 30 x 20 inches; Coll: 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.). 15

Exhibition history (4)

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

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

About face: Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770 - 1993, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 31 Mar 1994–14 Aug 1994

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