Lambert Lombard (c. 1505 – August 1566) was a Renaissance painter, architect and theorist for the Prince-Bishopric of Liège. During his career he worked for Jan Gossaert in Middelburg and trained Frans Floris.
In 1537 he was sent to Rome by Erard de la Marck, prince-bishop of Liège, to buy works of art, and he discovered the wonders of the Italian Renaissance. On his return he brought not only works of art, but also the new ideas concerning art and the position of the artist, to Liège.
Dominicus Lampsonius wrote a biography of Lombard, The Life of Lambert Lombard.
Media related to Lambert Lombard at Wikimedia Commons
- ‹See Tfd›(in French) 2006 Lambert Lombard exposition
- Lombard at World Wide Arts Resources
- The Life of Lambert Lombard by Domenicus Lampsonius, original latin version (1565) on Google Books
- Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints, a full text exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which includes material on Lambert Lombard (see index)
- The engravings of Giorgio Ghisi, a full text exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which contains material on Lambert Lombard (see index)
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