tempera, gold leaf on wood panel
27.9 x 21.2 cm board; 30.3 x 23.8 x 3.3 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black tempera "R de Maistre". Not dated.
Gift of Patrick White 1974
Not on display
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Shown in 2 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 5 publications
Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 65.
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: I', pg. 44-53, Carlton, 2002, 48, following 48 (colour illus.), 51, 52, 78, 132. NOTE: the caption for this reproduction is not correct. It is for accession number 8538, 'The Crucifixion', 1932/1945, which the gallery purchased in 1950.
Macquarie Galleries, Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 12; Kindly lent by Mr. Patrick White
David Marr, Patrick White: A life by David Marr, Milsons Point, 1991, 340-341. cat.no. 27
Daniel Thomas., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Painting's influence on literature', Sydney, 14 Sep 1976. General reference