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ART02839

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ID number ART02839
Title Anzac Cove
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Lambert, George
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 5 March 1919
Medium oil with pencil on wood panel
Measurement framed: 44 x 54.2 x 4.2 cm; unframed: 34.5 x 45.7 cm

Description

Towards the end of his stay on Gallipoli with the Australian Historical Mission, Lambert made a painting of ANZAC Cove with the hills of Suvla in the distance. Lambert wrote on 5 March 1919: "In the afternoon I did a picture, not a sketch, of Anzac Cove, chiefly palette-knife, and quite like it". The debris of war, including the ruins of a water-condensation plant, is still littered across the beach.