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An image of Rough sea at Bronte by Desiderius Orban

Desiderius Orban

(Australia, Hungary 26 Nov 1884 – 04 Oct 1986)

Title
Rough sea at Bronte
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
(1945)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

38.2 x 56.0 cm stretcher; 59.3 x 76.8 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, grey oil "Orban". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 28/06/1946
Accession number
7664
Copyright
© Estate of Desiderius Orban
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1946 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1946.

Bibliography (6)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Desiderius Orban retrospective, Sydney, 1975, 17. cat.no. 46

Emma Collerton, The three O's: Orban, Olsen & Ogburn, 'A new beginning', pg.17-26, Orange, 2013, 19 (colour illus.), 57.

Gil Docking, Desiderius Orban: his life and art, Australia, 1983. plate no. 12

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 149

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 13. cat.no. 28

Author Unknown, Paintings by Orban, Sydney, Jun 1946. cat.no. 10

Exhibition history (6)

Private View of an Exhibition of Paintings by Orban, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 05 Jun 1946–17 Jun 1946

Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Desiderius Orban Retrospective: Work from 1900 to 1975, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Nov 1975–07 Dec 1975

Images of Sydney and Environs 1850-1950 (1985), New South Wales House, London, Mar 1985–May 1985

The three O's: Orban, Olsen & Ogburn: