St Petersburg, Russia 1873
Cobbity, New South Wales, Australia 1930
- Australia 1887-1900
- France and England 1900-21
- Australia from 1921
Virtue and vice and what it looks like at Ushers
26 March 1923
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: cream wove paper
Primary Insc: Signed centre right in black pencil, 'GWLambert'.
Inscribed and dated upper right in black pencil, 'Virtue & Vice & / what it looks like / at Ushers - / March 26 1923' .
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'A spoonful of Fish/ A nibble of Cheese/ A bit of dry toast/ Two pieces of celery/ A glass of water/ No smoking'.
Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'A quart of Beer/ A Porterhouse Stake [sic]/ Cabbage, Baked potatoes, tomatoes/ Plum pudding & brandy sauce -/Cheese, celery, lettuce/Bananas, Pears - Coffee, Liqueur/ Liqueur/ Liqueur, Liqueur & cigars & cigars'.
sheet 12.6 h x 20.6 w cm sight 10.7 h x 19.7 w cm
: Gift of John Brackenreg, 1977 Accession No
: NGA 77.260.6.2
- Collection of Mrs Ernest Watt, Sydney.
- Collection of Mrs Felicity Vernon (daughter of Mrs Ernest Watt).
- Collection of John Brackenreg, Sydney.
- Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, 1977.