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Title

Seated figure

(circa 1936-circa 1937)


Artist

Roy de Maistre

Australia, England

27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968


Details


Date

(circa 1936-circa 1937)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on paperboard


Dimensions

60.6 x 50.7 cm board; 78.3 x 68.1 x 3.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pencil "R. de Maistre". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Patrick White 1974


Location

Not on display


Accession number

50.1974


Artist information

Roy de Maistre

Artist profile

Works in the collection

110


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Lesley Harding, Cubism & Australian art, 'Australia in the World and the World in Australia 1930-1939', pg. 57-95, Melbourne, 2009, 60 (colour illus.).

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 130.

Macquarie Galleries, Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 9; Kindly lent by Mr. Patrick White

Daniel Thomas AM (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976. cat.no. 12

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