(A set of colour discs, scales, wheels)
Roy de Maistre
27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968
oil on paperboard and cardboard discs
90.5 x 105.5; 95.1 x 110.2 x 4.5 cm frame
Gift of Sir John Rothenstein in memory of Roy de Maistre 1969
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Project 14 - Roy de Maistre: 1894-1968 (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Sep 1976–04 Oct 1976
Colour in Art - revisiting 1919:
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Colour Music, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 15 Aug 2014–28 Sep 2014
Colourwheel, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2015–29 May 2016
Referenced in 10 publications
Elizabeth Gertsakis, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Roy de Maistre: colour-music and the Verbrugghens', pg. 46-49, Sydney, 2013, 46, 47 (colour illus.), 312. colour illus. is of part b.
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 referennce
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.
Jenny McFarlane, Concerning the Spiritual: The influence of the Theosophical Society on Australian Artists 1890-1934, ‘Science versus Spirit: Colour-Music in Sydney’, pg.122-153, North Melbourne, 2012, front cover (colour illus.), 82 (colour illus.). Note: front cover image is a detail. Colour plate pages in between pg. 82-83 are unnumbered.
Annabel Pegus, Look, 'Resonance of colour and music: a parallel vision that reached out to another generation', pg. 12-13, Sydney, May 2002, 13 (colour illus.).
Annabel Pegus, Modern times: the untold story of modernism in Australia, '2 Colour in art', pg. 16-21, Sydney, 2008, 19 (colour illus.).
Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976. cat.no. 46
Daniel Thomas., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Painting's influence on literature', Sydney, 14 Sep 1976. General reference
Nick Waterlow, Colour in art: Revisiting 1919, 'Colour in Art -1919 and Now', pg. 8-11, Sydney, 2008, 8, 9 (colour illus.), 51 (colour illus.), 62.
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