LAMBERT Maurice Walter Edmond (de)
Oil on panel: 38 x 32 cm / 15 x 12.6 ins
Signed and dated '1897' upper left
Painter of landscapes, town views and portraits; engraver and decorator.
Maurice de Lambert was a pupil of Gustave Moreau and Georges Rochegrosse. He exhibited regularly in Paris at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and at the Salon d’Automne. His work was shown in solo exhibitions in Paris in 1908 and 1919-1920. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.
De Lambert painted portraits of various actors and actresses, including Coquelin the elder, Sarah Bernhardt, Réjane and Sacha Guitry. He also drew town views of Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Venice.
Paris 1873 - 1952
P. & V. Berko, "19th Century European Virtuoso Painters", Knokke 2011, p. 499, illustration p. 276.