Jean Charles Emile Lambinet was a student of Antoine Felix Boisselier (1790-1857), then Horace Vernet (1789-1863) and finally Camille Corot (1796-1875).
Most of his life, Jean Charles Emile Lambinet was a resident of the Yvelines County (Southern Paris suburb), firstly in his native city of Versailles, then, from 1860, in Bougival.
For an unknown period of time, he was part of the Ecouen Colony.
Jean Charles Emile Lambinet was doing landscape paintings with a sweet taste and shiny lights. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris from 1833 to 1877, being awarded a third class medal in 1843 and a second class one in 1853.
He received the “Légion d’Honneur” medal in 1867.