Sir William Turner Walton

1 portrait

Sir William Turner Walton, by Maurice Lambert, circa 1925 - NPG 5913 - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir William Turner Walton

by Maurice Lambert
bronze head, circa 1925
10 5/8 in. (270 mm) high
Purchased, 1986
Primary Collection
NPG 5913


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Artistback to top

  • Maurice Lambert (1901-1964), Sculptor. Artist of 5 portraits, Sitter in 28 portraits.

This portraitback to top

Walton met Maurice Lambert, the sculptor of this bust, through his connection with the Sitwell family. Its stylised features reflect their shared appreciation of modernist aesthetics.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Clerk, Honor, The Sitwells, 1994 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 14 October - 22 January 1995), p. 90
  • Cooper, John, Visitor's Guide, 2000, p. 117
  • Gibson, Robin; Clerk, Honor, 20th Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection, 1993, p. 24
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 641

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