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Tulips and wild hyacinths

(circa 1920)


George W Lambert

Russia, Australia

1873 - 1930



(circa 1920)

Media category


Materials used

oil on plywood


60.7 x 52.0 cm board; 72.7 x 63.7 x 4.4 cm frame

Signature & date

Signed c. verso on wood cradle [sideways], incised/burnt into wood "(illeg.) G.W.LAMBERT.". Not dated.


Gift of Howard Hinton 1927


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

George W Lambert

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 8 publications


Ann Elias, Sydney College of the Arts, Useless beauty: Flowers and Australian art, United Kingdom, 2015, 54, 239, plate 18 (colour illus.).

John Baily', Fifth Adelaide Festival of Arts 1968: Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 'George Washington Lambert', pg. 27-28, Adelaide, 1968, 30. 33; dated 1928; NOTE: exhibition label on verso of work

Penelope Curtin and Tansy Curtin, Blooms and brushstrokes: a floral history of Australian art, 'Flowers A-Z: Tulip', pg. 180-181, Mile End, 180, 181 (colour illus.), 196.

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, 35 (illus.).

Anne Gray, George Lambert (1873-1930) catalogue raisonné: paintings and sculpture, drawings in public collections, Perth, 1996, 123, 126, 237. P432; dated [1926]

Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 13. 77

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 791 [Gallery No. 7]

Jade Williamson, Look, 'Brought to light: still life from the Australian collection', pg. 22-23, Sydney, Sep 2013, 22.