Auction 5th March 2019
Desiderius Orban (1884-1986) Australia
(Hobart Looking Across the Derwent)
49 x 64cm (sight) 56 x 70cm (fr)
Provenance Fullers Bookshop Hobart label verso
Signed lower right
Label verso Fullers Bookshop. Fullers at the time had a street level and below street level premise, the first to move into the new Cat & Fiddle Arcade where they conducted framing and held exhibitions in the late 30’s and early 40’s.
Orban was coming to Tasmania at this time, being principally involved with Claudio Alcorso in textile designs at Moorilla Estate.