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Lynch 1851-1912 Peruvian artist

Albert Lynch (Albert Lynch, 1851, Trujillo - 1912, Paris) is a Peruvian artist and illustrator of Irish descent who worked extensively in France and Belgium. Known also as A. Lins and Alberto Lynch.
In 1878 he settled in Paris, where he studied at the National Higher School of Fine Arts. The pupil of William Bouguereau.
He worked in the workshops of famous French artists Henri Leman, Jules Noel and Gabriel Ferre.
Since 1880, successfully exhibited his work in the Paris Salon, in 1890 and 1892 was awarded them with prestigious awards. At the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900 was awarded a gold medal, and in 1901 - the Order of the Honorary Legion.
Albert Lynch is an artist of the Beautiful Age and Art Nouveau. A great influence on his work was rendered by the Pre-Raphaelites, especially Edward Burne-Jones.
The favorite object of the artist's paintings were beautiful and refined women of his time. The model for many of his works was his wife.
When writing the canvas, I used most often pastel, gouache and watercolor.
He was engaged in book illustrations, including the novel "Lady with Camellias" by Dumas (son), Balzac "Father Gorio", Henri Beck, and others.


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