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Maurice Estève

(France 02 May 1904 – 27 or 29 June 2001)

Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

81.0 x 65.0 cm board; 97.6 x 81.4 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., grey paint "Estève 47". Signed and dated u.r. verso, green paint Estève/ 1947/ ...".
Purchased 1953
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Galerie Louis Carré, Paris/France, Purchased by the AGNSW from Louis Carré Gallery 1953. Purchased from the exhibition 'French Painting Today' touring Australian State Galleries.

Bibliography (4)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, French painting today: peintres vivants de l'Ecole de Paris, Sydney, 1953, 20. 37

Pierre Francastel, Estève, Paris, 1956, 72, 73 (illus.). as in a private collection

European Masters, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat. no. 2

Queensland Art Gallery, French art from Australian collections, Brisbane, 1959. 38

Exhibition history (5)

Oeuvres d'Estève de 1935 à 1947, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris, 09 Apr 1948–30 May 1948

French Painting Today:

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1953, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Mar 1954–04 Apr 1954

French art from Australian collections, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Jun 1959–Jul 1959

Paintings by European masters: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960