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Roy de Maistre

Australia, England

27 Mar 1894 - 01 Mar 1968




Media category


Materials used

oil on paperboard


63.5 x 76.0 cm

Signature & date

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


Gift of Miss Beryl Le M. Garsia 1963

Accession number


Artist information

Roy de Maistre

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 9 publications


Dr David Hansen, Important Australian and International Art: Melbourne 22 November 2011, Catalogue entry for Lot 12 Roy de Maistre 'La Folie', pg. 30-31, Melbourne, 2011, 30.

Lesley Harding, Cubism & Australian art, 'Australia in the World and the World in Australia 1930-1939', pg. 57-95, Melbourne, 2009, 61 (colour illus.).

Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 54, 143.

Heather Johnson, Roy de Maistre: The english years, New South Wales, 1995, 62, 118, 119 (colour illus.), 122. plate no. 47

Terence Maloon, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Roy de Maistre: cubism and the 1930s', pg. 278-285, Sydney, 2013, 281 (colour illus.), 312, 321.

Sir John Rothenstein and Bryan Robertson, Roy de Maistre: A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings from 1917-1960, London, 1960. 30

Daniel Thomas AM (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). 11

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

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, 'Artist's gift of four pictures', Sydney, 13 Dec 1963. General reference