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Title

John Sulman

1925


Artist

George W Lambert

Russia, Australia

1873 - 1930


About

John Sulman (1849-1934) was a British-born architect who emigrated to Australia in 1884. He promoted town planning in Australia. Sulman was a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1899 (president from 1919); and on his death his family endowed the gallery with funds for the Sir John Sulman prize for genre painting and mural decoration.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales 2003


Details


Other Title

Sir John Sulman, President of Trustees, National Art Gallery NSW


Date

1925


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

49.6 x 36.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., pencil "GW Lambert.1925".


Credit

Commissioned by the Trustees 1925


Location

Not on display


Accession number

248


Artist information

George W Lambert

Works in the collection

97


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Anne Gray and Hendrik Kolenberg, George Lambert, 1873-1930: drawings, Sydney, 1993, 59, 58 (illus.). cat.no. 66

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 604

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 57], Sydney, 15 Nov 1934, 46 (illus.). Entry as "The Late Sir John Sulman".