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An image of Still life by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

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

Title
Still life
Year
(circa 1922)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on paper on paperboard
Dimensions

30.5 x 32.4 cm board; 36.5 x 38.0 x 3.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pencil "R. de Mestre.". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1922
Accession number
608
Copyright
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (12)

Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 98. no catalogue nubmers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 28 (illus.).

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 10; 'Still life' by R.de Mestre, Room XI; not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. cat.no. 234; not paginated

Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 48 (colour illus.), 52, 142, 147.

Tracey Lock-Weir, Misty moderns: Australian tonalists 1915-1950, '1915 a revolution in aesthetics', pg. 22-46, Adelaide, 2008, 33 (colour illus.), 88 (colour illus.), 136.

Tracey Lock-Weir, Misty moderns: Australian tonalists 1915-1950, 'Max Meldrum and Australian modernism', pg. 89-110, Adelaide, 2008, 33 (colour illus.), 87 (colour illus.), 96, 100, 136. NOTE: Refer to Meldrum in Sydney section.

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Sydney, 1922. cat.no. 229; priced 10 guineas

Daniel Thomas, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Modern Australia: Colour in art 1910s-1950s', pg. 3-11, Paddington, 2008, 8, 11. Painting dated 1922.

Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 2

Tony Tuckson, New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship 1900 to 1956, Sydney, 1956, 7. cat.no. 3

John Young and Henry Gibbons, The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition 1890-1933, Sydney, 1933. cat.no. 230; by R. de Mestre; not paginated

Exhibition history (9)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1922), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 08 Sep 1922–26 Sep 1922

Exhibition of Australian Art (1923), Burlington House, 06 Oct 1923–03 Nov 1923

British Empire Exhibition (1924), Empire Stadium, Wembley, 23 Apr 1924–Oct 1925

New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship 1900 to 1956, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Apr 1956 -

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

Typically? Australian, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, 15 May 1998–28 Jun 1998

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

The art of the picture frame, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 May 2003–12 Sep 2003

Misty Moderns: Australian Tonalism 1915-1950: