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Mother and child



George W Lambert

Russia, Australia

1873 - 1930




Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas on hardboard


64.1 x 53.3 cm board; 83.2 x 72.3 x 8.0 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 63 x 52.5 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner, brown oil "Geo.W LMERT.". Not dated.


Bequest of Ida Elizabeth Lambert 1950


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

George W Lambert

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 11 publications


Anthony Horderns' Fine Art Gallery, Lambert Memorial Exhibition, Sydney, 1930. 122; titled 'Mrs Lambert and Child'

Anne Gray, Painted women - Australian artists in Europe at the turn of the century, 'Genuine style: George Lambert's women', pg. 19-21, Western Australia, 1998, 19, 40. 31

Anne Gray (Editor), Art and Artifice: George Lambert (1873-1930), 1996, 34 (illus.). 18

Anne Gray, George Lambert (1873-1930) catalogue raisonné: paintings and sculpture, drawings in public collections, Perth, 1996, 10. P43

Anne Gray, George W. Lambert retrospective: heros and icons, Canberra, 2007, 12 (colour illus.).

Amy Lambert, Thirty years of an artist's life : the career of G.W. Lambert, A.R.A, Sydney, 1938, 38.

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'George Washington Lambert', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). 23; not paginated

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Jubilee exhibition, Sydney, 1951.

Ursula Prunster, Seeing is believing: the art in photography, Sydney, 1985, front cover (colour illus.). 24; not paginated

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 107.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph, Sydney, 02 Dec 1902, 7.