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Title

Patrick White

(1939)


Artist

Roy de Maistre

Australia, England

27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968


Details


Date

(1939)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.4 x 50.7 cm stretcher; 75.3 x 49.8 cm sight edge; 91.3 x 65.7 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, black oil "R de Maistre" [very faint]. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the sitter's niece, Miss Frances Peck 1972


Location

Not on display


Accession number

47.1972


Artist information

Roy de Maistre

Artist profile

Works in the collection

110


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Peter Craven, The life of Patrick White, Canberra, 2012, 24. cat.no. 34

Anne Loxley and Warren Horton, About Face - Aspects of Australian Portraiture c.1770-1993, Canberra, 1994, 12.

David Marr, Patrick White: A life by David Marr, Milsons Point, 1991, 196, 470, 520.

Sir John Rothenstein and Bryan Robertson, Roy de Maistre: A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings from 1917-1960, London, 1960, 13. probably cat.no. 52; titled: 'Portrait of Patrick White'; dated: 1940; 30 x 20 inches; Coll: Patrick White, Esq.

Daniel Thomas AM (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 15

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