PHILIP LAMBERT (1918 – 2014)
Oil Painting on Canvas
With the Wardour Gallery, London – Circa 1970
Bears their original label
Picture size 11” x 15” (279mm x 381mm).
Philip Lambert was born in 1918. He trained as a surveyor and worked for the Ordnance Survey in Southampton until 1939. During World War II he was based in the Middle East where he served with the Royal Engineers. After the war he attended the Southern College of Art and obtained a Double National Diploma in illustration and painting. In 1951 he won a travelling scholarship to study in the Paris Ateliers. He taught art at Winchester and also privately and was Chairman and founder of the Chandlers Ford Art’s Society. Whilst living in Chandlers Ford he worked as an artist, picture restorer and antiques dealer. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Institute and his paintings are in the private collections of the Mayor of Winchester, Southampton Art Gallery, Hampshire Cultural Trust and at the Rose Bowl, the home of Hampshire cricket. He worked in various mediums but was best known for his landscape paintings of the Hampshire countryside.