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An image of Colour keyboard by Roy de Maistre

Roy de Maistre

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

Title
Colour keyboard
Year
(circa 1919)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil, pencil on cardboard
Dimensions

13.3 x 122.0; 14.9 x 123.3 x 1.8 cm frame

Credit
Gift of Sir John Rothenstein in memory of Roy de Maistre 1969
Accession number
OA9.1969
Copyright
© Caroline de Mestre Walker
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Adam Geczy, Video Logic, 'Music + Video = I See Music', pg. 67-74, Sydney, 2008, 71 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Gertsakis, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Roy de Maistre: colour-music and the Verbrugghens', pg. 46-49, Sydney, 2013, 47 (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, Paddington, 2008, 26-29. NOTE: 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, St Leonards, Dec 2002-Feb 2003, 297 (colour illus.).

Annabel Pegus and Nick Waterlow, Colour in art: Revisiting 1919, Paddington, 2008, 52-53 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976. cat.no. 47

Daniel Thomas., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Painting's influence on literature', Sydney, 14 Sep 1976.

Steven Tonkin, Sight & Sound: Music & abstraction in Australian art, 'Sight & Sound: Music & Abstraction in Australian Art', pg. 3-15, Melbourne, 2010, 4, 17.

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

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Acquisitions for 1969', pg. 538, Sydney, Jul 1970, 542 (illus.). plate no. 23

Exhibition history (5)

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:

Sight and Sound: Music and Abstraction in Australian Art, The Arts Centre (Melbourne), Melbourne, 12 Jun 2010–19 Sep 2010

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013

Colour Music, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 06 Aug 2014–24 Sep 2014