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George Washington Lambert

(1873-1930), Artist

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 6 portraits
George Washington Lambert was an Australian artist, known principally for portrait paintings and as a war artist during the First World War. He was born in St Petersburg, Russia, the son of another George Washington Lambert of Baltimore, Maryland, and arrived in Australia in 1887. Lambert exhibited his first picture at the Royal Art Society in 1894. He spent a year in Paris before moving to London where he exhibited at the Royal Academy. Lambert became an official Australian war artist in 1917 during the First World War. He returned to Australia in 1921.

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George Washington Lambert, by George Washington Lambert - NPG 3115

George Washington Lambert

by George Washington Lambert
oil on canvas, circa 1900-1901
NPG 3115

Francis Derwent Wood, by George Washington Lambert - NPG 4416

Francis Derwent Wood

by George Washington Lambert
oil on canvas, 1906
NPG 4416

Henry Tonks; Percy Grainger, by George Washington Lambert - NPG 3137a

Henry Tonks; Percy Grainger

by George Washington Lambert
pencil, 1910
NPG 3137a

Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti, by George Washington Lambert - NPG 3137

Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti

by George Washington Lambert
NPG 3137

Sir George Houstoun Reid, by George Washington Lambert - NPG 4846a

Sir George Houstoun Reid

by George Washington Lambert
pencil, circa 1913
NPG 4846a

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