George W Lambert
1873 - 1930
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
Sir John Sulman, President of Trustees, National Art Gallery NSW
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
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Referenced in 3 publications
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".