Roy De Maistre

1894–1968

Biography

Roy De Maistre CBE (27 March 1894 – 1 March 1968) was an Australian artist of international fame. He is renowned in Australian art for his early experimentation with "colour-music", and is recognised as the first Australian artist to use pure abstraction. His later works were painted in a figurative style generally influenced by Cubism. His Stations of the Cross series hangs in Westminster Cathedral and works of his are hung in the Tate Gallery, London and in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

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Artworks

Roy De Maistre Still Life: Fruit

1954

Roy De Maistre Pieta

1950

Roy De Maistre Marriage

c.1936

Roy De Maistre Vegetable Still Life

1956

Roy De Maistre Interior with Lamp

1953

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