"'Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, Moscow' by Helen Lambert, oil on canvas, signed with initials and dated and inscribed verso '... finished 1961'." [2003.1858], Lambert, Helen
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Title
'Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, Moscow' by Helen Lambert, oil on canvas, signed with initials and dated and inscribed verso '... finished 1961'.
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Object Type
image-as-object
Collection
Harriet Cohen Collection
Acknowledgement
Bequeathed by Harriet Cohen FRAM, 1968.
Description
'Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, Moscow' . An Eastern-inspired church with four spires, in a predominantly green, white and red palette. Heavy impasto. By Helen Lambert, oil on canvas, signed with initials in the lower left border and inscribed verso twice with the title and the wording 'finished 1961'.
Primary inscription
Title and date inscribed on the rear.
Artist/Maker
Name Role
Lambert, Helen Artist
Date made
1961
Notes
'Studio International', 1962, records that the artist 'exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in London, paintings of Moscow and environs that traced the splended architecture of churches in white piping and confectionery ...'. (26 October to 18 November 1961)
Classification
painting
Technique
oil
Materials
canvas oil
Measurements
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (Length)
image 495 805 millimetres
image and frame 610 905 millimetres
Accession No.
2003.1858
People
Name Relationship
Lambert, Helen artist
Cohen, Harriet CBE FRAM donor
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