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Australian art

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The gift



George W Lambert

Russia, Australia

1873 - 1930




Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


33.9 x 52.7 cm stretcher; 61.0 x 78.6 x 3.5 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 33.3 x 51.8 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Purchased 1949


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

George W Lambert

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 13 publications


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, 28. 8; dated c.1908-09

Cedric Flower (Compilator), Erotica: aspects of the erotic in Australian art, South Melbourne, 1977, 26 (illus.).

Goupil Gallery, The Goupil Gallery salon (1906), London, 1906. 85

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Loan exhibition of Australian art: collection of paintings and drawings by Australian artists executed during the last 25 to 35 Years, Sydney, 1918. 69

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 108.

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, Heidelberg, Jul 1998, 5 (colour illus.).

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, Heidelberg, Jul 1998, 5 (colour illus.).

Nancy Underhill, Making Australian art 1916-49 : Sydney Ure Smith, patron and publisher, South Melbourne, 1991, 94, 95 (illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 42], Sydney, 1932, 7.

Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens and Charles Lloyd Jones (Editors), Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 4], 'Twenty-five years of Australian art", Sydney, 1918, (colour illus.). NOTE: 'in the possession of Julian Ashton, Esq. Sydney'; not paginated

Editor Unknown, Colour, London, Mar 1919, 39.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 06 Sep 1930, 11.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, Sydney, 27 Oct 1910, 9.