- Place where the work was made
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
- 112.0 x 86.5 cm stretcher; 116.7 x 91.8 x 7.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "R de Maistre 1932".
- Purchased 1960
- 20th-century galleries (ground floor)
- Accession number
- © Roy de Maistre Estate
- Artist information
Roy de Maistre
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Roy de Maistre: Retrospective exhibition of Paintings and Drawings 1917-1960, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, May 1960–Jun 1960
Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 23 Nov 1960–02 Dec 1960
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961
Project 14 - Roy de Maistre: 1894-1968 (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Sep 1976–04 Oct 1976
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes (working title), Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 09 Oct 2015–31 Jan 2016
Destination Sydney: Re-imaginings, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 07 Dec 2018–17 Mar 2019
20th-Century galleries Rehang (Ground Level), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Aug 2022–2023
Referenced in 11 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 102 (colour illus.).
Martin Harrison and Rebecca Daniels, Francis Bacon: five decades, 'Australian connections', pg. 33-44, Sydney, 2012, 34, 36 (colour illus.).
Heather Johnson, Roy de Maistre: The english years, New South Wales, 1995, 69, 186, 187. cat.no. 16
Heather Johnson, Australian Journal of Art (vol. XI), 'The problem of "gendered space": Roy de Maistre and Surrealism', pg. 85-108, Canberra, 1993, 91, 92 (illus.), 93-94.
Macquarie Galleries, Pioneer contemporaries: Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington Smith, Roland Wakelin, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 7
Terence Maloon, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Roy de Maistre: cubism and the 1930s', pg. 278-285, Sydney, 2013, 280 (colour illus.), 312, 321.
Terence Maloon, Look, 'Studio interior: Francis Bacon and Roy de Maistre', pg. 28-31, Sydney, Dec 2012-Jan 2013, 28, 29 (colour illus.), 30.
Hal Missingham, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Acquisitions for 1960', pg. 58-67, Sydney, Apr 1961, 59 (illus.).
John Rothenstein, Roy de Maistre: A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings from 1917-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 8-10, London, 1960, between pgs. 10 & 11 (illus.), 11. plate no. VI; cat.no. 16; Collection of the artist
Alison Small, Art and Artists of Australia, Melbourne, 1981, (colour illus.).
Daniel Thomas AM (Curator), Project 14: Roy de Maistre 1894-1968, Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 8
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