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George W Lambert

(Russia, Australia 1873 – 1930)

John Sulman
Other titles:
Sir John Sulman, President of Trustees, National Art Gallery NSW
Media category
Materials used
pencil on ivory wove paper

49.6 x 36.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., pencil "GW Lambert.1925".
Commissioned by the Trustees 1925
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (3)

Anne Gray and Hendrik Kolenberg, George Lambert, 1873-1930: drawings, Sydney, 1993, 59, 58 (illus.). 66

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 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".

Exhibition history (3)

150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938

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

Lambert drawings, Dubbo Regional Art Gallery, Dubbo, 10 May 1994–22 Jun 1994