Lombard, Alfred (1884-1973) by Scholes, Robert
Alfred Lombard (1884 – 1973) He was born in Marseilles and exhibited at the Salon d’Automne in Paris in 1911. He has been called one of the “Fauves of Provence”–southern painters whose work had fauvist tendencies before the official debut of the group in 1905. We know Lombard also painted spaces in some of the great steam ships of the early twentieth century, including the Normandie. He did illustrations for a 1922 edition of Flaubert’s He lived in Boulogne for a time and then in the south of France. Salammbô.