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Title

Rough sea at Bronte


Artist

Desiderius Orban

Australia, Hungary

26 Nov 1884 - 04 Oct 1986


About

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


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7664


Wynne Prize

- 1946


Artist information

Desiderius Orban

Works in the collection

19


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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