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An image of Getting in the wheat 'The love story of Tamar Niell' by George W Lambert

George W Lambert

(Russia, Australia 1873 – 1930)

Title
Getting in the wheat 'The love story of Tamar Niell'
Other titles:
Getting in the wheat
Milking time
The love story of Tamar Niele
Year
(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
Accession number
207
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (6)

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.).

Exhibition history (4)

George Washington Lambert (1873-1930), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Aug 1962–22 Oct 1962

George Lambert, 1873-1930: drawings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Feb 1993–02 May 1993

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

19th century Australian watercolours, drawings & pastels, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2005–24 Jul 2005