ORTH, JOHN B. (1889 - 1976)
About ORTH, JOHN B. (1889 - 1976)
The Artist is from Bavaria. Studied in Europe under Hugo von Habermann. Immigrated in 1923. John Orth was one of the last in that area to paint in the style of the Old Masters. Late in his life, he adopted a gothic style. His forte was portraiture of well known persons that included Winston Churchill, Charles Laughton, and Albert Einstein.
"St. Wiesner" 1933, oil on board, signed lower right.
16" x 19", overall size is 18.5" x 21.5". Condition is very good.