Lance Vaiben Solomon (27 January 1913 – 1989) was an Australian painter, noted for his landscapes. He won the prestigious Wynne Prize on two occasions.
Lance was born in Liverpool, New South Wales, a son of Edwin Arthur Vaiben Solomon (20 September 1877 – ), a cabinetmaker, and his wife Jessie Elizabeth Solomon, née Black (1874 – 13 May 1951). Vaiben Solomon (1802–1860) an emancipist transported in 1818 was a grandfather. He studied at the East Sydney Technical College and the Royal Academy School in London.
He married and moved to Narrabeen, New South Wales.
- He won a New South Wales travelling scholarship in 1939
- He presented one of his works to HM the Queen Mother during her visit to Australia in 1858
- He won the Wynne Prize 1946 for January Weather, 1953 for The River Bend
- Royal Agricultural Society Easter Show 1961, 1962 and 1965
His work is shown in the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and several State galleries.
Jennings, Eddi and Benkendorff, Robin. A Tribute to Lance Vaiben Solomon (1913–1989). ill. SOLOMON, Lance Vaiben. Kenthurst, Sydney: Dekiki, 1990. Includes a Foreword by Sir William Dargie and Biographical Notes, inc. many references to Norman Lindsay, who was a sincere friend of Solomon.
- McCulloch, Alan Encyclopedia of Australian Art Hutchinson of London 1968