Transition to Christianity
26 Nov 1884 - 04 Oct 1986
'Transition to Christianity' was awarded the Blake Prize for Religious Art in 1971.
diptych: oil on hardboard
each panel 153.7 x 92.0 cm board; 153.7 x 184.8 cm board overall
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner of left hand panel and l.l. corner of right hand panel, black fibre-tipped pen "Desiderius Orban 1971".
Gift of the artist 1972
Not on display
© Estate of Desiderius Orban
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Older Australian masters: an exhibition of works by major Australian artists executed in the later years of their careers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Mar 1992–12 Apr 1992
O Soul O Spirit O Fire: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Blake Prize for Religious Art, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 23 Nov 2001–24 Feb 2002
Referenced in 2 publications
Rosemary Crumlin., O Soul O Spirit O Fire, 'Beginnings', Brisbane, 2001, not paginated. exhibition list
Barry Pearce., Older Australian masters: an exhibition of works by major Australian artists executed in the later years of their careers, 'Preface', Sydney, 1991, (colour illus.). not paginated, no catalogue numbers