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An image of Arthur Streeton by George W Lambert

George W Lambert

(Russia, Australia 1873 – 1930)

Arthur Streeton
Media category
Materials used
pencil on paper

30.5 x 24.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated lower c., pencil "Geo.W LAMBERT/ 1906".
Edward Stinson Bequest Fund 1999
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

This portrait is a finely executed, sensitively drawn study of an artist by a colleague and friend. It was probably drawn in London, where both were living, before Streeton returned to Australia briefly in 1906-07. These were the years shortly following Lambert's studies at the Julian Ashton School in Sydney, Colarossi's and Atelier Delecluse in Paris (as recipient of the first New South Wales Travelling Scholarship), before his reputation was firmly established.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1999

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'George Lambert's drawings', pg. 22-23, Newtown, Oct 2006, 23 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

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

Sydney studios, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Aug 2004–26 Sep 2004

George Lambert retrospective: heroes & icons, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 29 Jun 2007–16 Sep 2007