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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
oil on canvas, circa 1900-1901
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Francis Derwent Wood

by George Washington Lambert
oil on canvas, 1906
NPG 4416

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Henry Tonks; Percy Grainger

by George Washington Lambert
pencil, 1910
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Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti

by George Washington Lambert
pencil
NPG 3137

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Sir George Houstoun Reid

by George Washington Lambert
pencil, circa 1913
NPG 4846a