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An image of (A set of colour discs, scales, wheels) by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of (A set of colour discs, scales, wheels) by Roy de Maistre Alternate image of (A set of colour discs, scales, wheels) by Roy de Maistre Alternate image of (A set of colour discs, scales, wheels) by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of (A set of colour discs, scales, wheels) by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

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

Title
(A set of colour discs, scales, wheels)
Year
1917-1919
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on paperboard and cardboard discs
Dimensions

90.5 x 105.5; 95.1 x 110.2 x 4.5 cm frame

Credit
Gift of Sir John Rothenstein in memory of Roy de Maistre 1969
Accession number
OA10.1969.a-i
Copyright
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

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 referennce

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.

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.

Annabel Pegus, Look, 'Resonance of colour and music: a parallel vision that reached out to another generation', pg. 12-13, Newtown, 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, Paddington, 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

Exhibition history (3)

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