"Studio interior (Reclining figure)"
oil on canvas
50.5 x 60.6 cm stretcher; 58.7 x 58.7 x 5.8 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, pencil "R. de Maistre". Not dated.
Gift of Patrick White 1974
Not on display
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Roy de Maistre: Retrospective exhibition of Paintings and Drawings 1917-1960, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, May 1960–Jun 1960
Gifts from Patrick White (1974), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Dec 1974–22 Dec 1974
Project 14 - Roy de Maistre: 1894-1968 (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Sep 1976–04 Oct 1976
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Australian modern masterpieces from the Art Gallery of New South Wales:
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Referenced in 7 publications
Andrew Brighton, Francis Bacon, 'Ideologies of despair', pg. 18-29, London, 2001, 23 (illus.).
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'Strangers in the Motherland', pg. 5-19, Carlton, 2002, 12, 130.
Niels Hutchison, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'De Maistre decoded', pg. 56-64, Sydney, 2013, 56, 278, 281 (colour illus.), 312, 321.
Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 143. fig.no. 8
Terence Maloon, Look, 'Studio interior: Francis Bacon and Roy de Maistre', pg. 28-31, Sydney, Dec 2012-Jan 2013, 28 (colour illus.), 31.
Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'The modern movement in Australia', pg. 181-213, South Melbourne, 1979, 182, 183 (illus.). plate no. 62
Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 6