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An image of Rainbow scale (Exhibit I) by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

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

Rainbow scale (Exhibit I)
Media category
Materials used
crayon, pencil on cream card

18.8 x 27.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Sir John Rothenstein in memory of the artist 1969
Accession number
Lowy, Gonski Gallery
Bibliography (5)

Niels Hutchison, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Colour-Music – Decoding de Maistre: The colour-music code', pg.26-29, Paddington, 2008, 26-29. General reference

Niels Hutchison, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'De Maistre decoded', pg. 56-63, Sydney, 2013, 62 (colour illus.), 312.

Jenny McFarlane, Art and Australia (Vol. 40, No. 2), '"Colour in art" and Alexander Hector's Electric Colour-Music Organ', pg. 292-297, St Leonards, Dec 2002-Feb 2003, 295 (colour illus.).

Annabel Pegus and Nick Waterlow, Colour in art: Revisiting 1919, Paddington, 2008, 58 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Australian financial review, 'De Maistre - not a discordant note among those who mattered', pg. 28, Sydney, 26 Sep 1974, 28. General reference

Exhibition history (2)

Colour in Art - revisiting 1919, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, 21 Aug 2008–27 Sep 2008

Mad through the darkness: Australian artists and the Great War, 25 Apr 2015–11 Oct 2015