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An image of The smiling sister (Miss Helen Lawson) by George W Lambert

George W Lambert

(Russia, Australia 1873 – 1930)

The smiling sister (Miss Helen Lawson)
Other titles:
The smiling sister
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

76.0 x 62.0 cm stretcher; 91.7 x 77.0 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "G.W. LAMBERT/ 1915.".
Purchased 1930
Accession number
Lowy, Gonski Gallery
Bibliography (8)

Julian Ashton, The Art of George W Lambert, Sydney, 1924, (illus.). plate no. 4

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 738 [Gallery No. 7]

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

Charles Marriott, Modern Art 1919 Series, London, 1919, (colour illus.). plate no. XLV

Charles Marriott, Masterpieces of Modern Art, London, (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Colour magazine, Westminster, Nov 1917, front cover (colour illus.). titled 'Miss Helen Lawson'

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'George Lambert. Purchases of His Works', Sydney, 23 Sep 1930, 4.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Society of Artists: the Spring exhibition', pg. 6, Sydney, 09 Sep 1921, 6.

Exhibition history (4)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1921), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 10 Sep 1921–01 Oct 1921

George Lambert Memorial Exhibition (1930), Anthony Horderns' Fine Art Gallery, 25 Sep 1930–15 Oct 1930

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

Mad through the darkness: Australian artists and the Great War, 25 Apr 2015–11 Oct 2015