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Maurice Lambert

(1901-1964), Sculptor

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist of 5 portraits
Sculptor. Brother of Constant Lambert. Apprentice to F Derwent Wood (1918-23). First one-man exhibition in 1929. In the 1930s his work was linked with the radical Modernist sculptors such as Hepworth and Moore who drew influence from primitive art and Surrealism. His portrait works include an equestrian statue of George V and in the National Portrait Gallery's collection busts or heads of Margot Fonteyn. Adrian Stokes, William Walton and J.B.Priestley,

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Sir William Turner Walton, by Maurice Lambert - NPG 5913

Sir William Turner Walton

by Maurice Lambert
bronze head, circa 1925
NPG 5913

Edith Sitwell, by Maurice Lambert - NPG 5801

Edith Sitwell

by Maurice Lambert
aluminium head, 1985 (circa 1926-1927)
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5801

Adrian Durham Stokes, by Maurice Lambert - NPG 5841

Adrian Durham Stokes

by Maurice Lambert
bronze bust, circa 1936
NPG 5841

J.B. Priestley, by Maurice Lambert - NPG 6025

J.B. Priestley

by Maurice Lambert
bronze bust, 1948
NPG 6025

Margot Fonteyn, by Maurice Lambert - NPG 6033

Margot Fonteyn

by Maurice Lambert
bronze bust, 1956
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6033

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