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An image of Portrait of a lady (Thea Proctor) by George W Lambert

George W Lambert

(Russia, Australia 1873 – 1930)

Portrait of a lady (Thea Proctor)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

45.8 x 38.1 cm stretcher; 67.1 x 59.5 x 9.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "GW LAMBERT. 1916".
Purchased 1955
Accession number
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (5)

Heather Crosby, Weekend Liberal, 'Keeping the dream alive', pg. 10, Dubbo, 26 May 2001-27 May 2001, 10 (illus., detail).

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, front cover (colour illus.), 27 (illus.), 41 (colour illus.).

Sarah Engledow', The world of Thea Proctor, 'The world of Thea Proctor', pg. 16-84, Canberra, 2005, 54 (colour illus.), 179.

Grosvenor Gallery, B.J. Waterhouse private collection, Sydney, 1955. 3

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 7. 12

Exhibition history (4)

The B.J. Waterhouse private collection at the Grosvenor Galleries, Grosvenor Gallery, Sydney, 14 Sep 1955–23 Sep 1955

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1955, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Feb 1956–29 Feb 1956

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

The world of Thea Proctor (2005), National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 08 Apr 2005–31 Jul 2005