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National Gallery of Australia | Audio Tour | The Edwardians

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National Gallery of Australia | Audio Tour | The Edwardians
1 min2007 NOV 23
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In Important people Lambert presented a group of ordinary people at a time when the subjects of group portraits were often people with wealth or status in society. He mocked the assumption that importance is a matter of money or property. He created an allegorical image representing a range of human qualities that he regarded as important: motherhood, physical prowess, business acumen, and new life and energy.