St Petersburg, Russia 1873 – Cobbity, New South Wales, Australia 1930
not titled [Paris cafe]
Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and black ink and grey wash, with opaque white highlights Support: cream wove paper mounted on cardboard
This drawing would appear to be a sketch made on the spot. The group in the foreground could include some of Lambert’s Parisian friends, who enjoyed musical gatherings. The black-and-white technique suggests it may have been intended for publication.
The previous owner was the pianist and friend of Constant Lambert, Angus Morrison. He inscribed on the verso that it was given to his mother by Amy Lambert.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra