The dead tree

The dead tree

1926
oil on board
52.3 x 60.3 cm


inscribed l.r.: ‘G W LAMBERT/ 1926’
inscribed verso c.: ‘c/o Desbrowe Annear/ 13 Tivoli Place/ P.O (?) Randwick/ “The Dead Tree”/ (sketch)/ Painted at Dame Nellie’s/ place – Coombe (?) – Coldstream/ G W Lambert’
Accession No. 1990.26

Provenance:

Harold D’esbrowe Annear, until; Art Lovers Gallery, Artarmon, NSW, until; purchased by private collection, until; purchased 31 July 1990 by Joseph Brown Gallery from Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, lot 258, until; purchased 17 September 1990 by Cbus.

Literature:

Anna Gray, George Lambert (1873–1930) catalogue raisonne: paintings and sculpture, drawings in public collections, Bonaray Press in association with Sotheby’s and the Australian War Memorial, Perth, 1996.
Anna Gray, George W. Lambert retrospective: heroes & icons, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2007.