Rainbow scale (Exhibit I)
Roy de Maistre
27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968
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
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Colour in Art - revisiting 1919, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, 21 Aug 2008–27 Sep 2008
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Mad through the darkness: Australian artists and the Great War, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Apr 2015–11 Oct 2015
Referenced in 5 publications
Niels Hutchison, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'De Maistre decoded', pg. 56-63, Sydney, 2013, 62 (colour illus.), 312.
Niels Hutchison, Symposium papers: Colour in art - revisiting 1919 & R-Balson, 'Colour-Music – Decoding de Maistre: The colour-music code', pg.26-29, Sydney, 2008, 26-29. General reference
Jenny McFarlane, Art and Australia (Vol. 40, No. 2), '"Colour in art" and Alexander Hector's Electric Colour-Music Organ', pg. 292-297, Sydney, Dec 2002-Feb 2003, 295 (colour illus.).
Annabel Pegus and Nick Waterlow, Colour in art: Revisiting 1919, Sydney, 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