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Title

Woman with parasol at Palm Beach

1927

Artist

Roy de Maistre

Australia, England

27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968

Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
Alternate image of Woman with parasol at Palm Beach by Roy de Maistre
  • Details

    Date
    1927
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on plywood
    Dimensions
    32.0 x 40.8 cm board; 44.9 x 52.6 x 5.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l. corner, pencil "R de M (illeg.) 1927". Signed upper c. verso, pencil "... R de M.".

    Credit
    Bequest of Mervyn Horton 1983
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    49.1985
    Copyright
    © Roy de Maistre Estate

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    Like Wakelin, de Maistre recanted the incipient abstraction of his colour harmonies in favour of a blander, more saleable, variation of modernism. Habitually broke, neither of them could afford the luxury of avant-gardism for long. This image is a slice of middle-class life destined for return to it. De Maistre understood this, but it did not blight his authorship of some of the lushest landscape and genre paintings of the 1920s. Never uninteresting, he is no less than compelling in this solar homage to Sydney's Palm Beach. Having expatriated himself to England in 1930, de Maistre honed an adapt-ably academic cubism that influenced his admirer, the young Francis Bacon.

    Art Gallery Handbook 1999

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 7 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

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