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Title

Getting in the wheat 'The love story of Tamar Niell'

(1899)


Artist

George W Lambert

Russia, Australia

1873 - 1930


About

This story by Lambert's friend William Beattie was intended to be a novel, but was shortened to just three instalments in the 'Australian magazine' in 1899.

excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, '19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels in the Gallery's collection', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005


Details


Other Titles

Getting in the wheat

Milking time

The love story of Tamar Niele


Date

(1899)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, grey and black wash, white gouache


Dimensions

28.9 x 13.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., brush and black ink "GWLAMberT". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Howard Hinton 1916


Location

Not on display


Accession number

207


Artist information

George W Lambert

Works in the collection

97


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, George Washington Lambert (1873-1930), Sydney, 1962. cat.no. 10

William Beattie., Australian magazine, 'The love story of Tamar Niell', Sydney, 29 Apr 1899, 109 (illus.).

Anne Gray (Editor), Art and Artifice: George Lambert (1873-1930), 1996, 17 (illus.).

Anne Gray, George Lambert (1873-1930) catalogue raisonné: paintings and sculpture, drawings in public collections, Perth, 1996, 208. cat.no. I87

Anne Gray and Hendrik Kolenberg, George Lambert, 1873-1930: drawings, Sydney, 1993, 25. cat.no. 10

Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan and Patricia James, 19th century Australian watercolours, drawing and pastels from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2005, 133 (colour illus.).