LeRoy Leveson Laurent (Roy) De Maistre (1894-1968) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in New South Wales in 1894, de Maistre studied music at the Sydney Conservatorium before turning to painting. He is credited with having been among the first to introduce post-impressionism and cubism to New South Wales. He first exhibited in Sydney in 1918 and again in 1926, but eventually settled in Europe in 1928. His work is represented in all state galleries. De Maistre died in 1968. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

New Atlantis
Highest Price:
New Atlantis
Oil on canvas, 135.5 x 153 cm
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings351238A$630,000 A$79,904
Works on Paper11431A$55,200 N/A

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