16 Albert Lynch Paintings from the Belle Époque

Born in Trujillo, Peru, in 1851, Albert Lynch moved to Paris to study at one of the most prestigious and influential art schools of the 19th century—l’École des Beaux-Arts.

Working under the guidance of Jules Achille Noël, Gabriel Ferrier and Henri Lehmann, Lynch reached a standard that was good enough to show at the Paris Salon in 1890 and 1892, and also the Exposition Universelle of 1900, where he was awarded a gold medal.

Preferring pastel, gouache and watercolor, Lynch painted society women “in the spirit of the Belle Époque”. He also illustrated some high profile novels of the period including Camille by Alexandre Dumas, fils (the son of Alexandre Dumas of The Count of Monte Cristo fame), Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac and La Parisienne by Henry Becque.

Gathering Flowers by Albert Lynch
Gathering Flowers by Albert Lynch
Head of a Girl by Albert Lynch
Head of a Girl by Albert Lynch
Tea Time by Albert Lynch
Tea Time by Albert Lynch
Portrait Of An Elegant Lady by Albert Lynch
Portrait Of An Elegant Lady by Albert Lynch
Embarking on a Voyage by Albert Lynch
Embarking on a Voyage by Albert Lynch
In the Garden by Albert Lynch
In the Garden by Albert Lynch
Suivez moi by Albert Lynch
Suivez moi by Albert Lynch
Portrait of a Young Woman by Albert Lynch
Portrait of a Young Woman by Albert Lynch
Portrait Of A Lady In Blue by Albert Lynch
Portrait Of A Lady In Blue by Albert Lynch
The Print Connoisseurs by Albert Lynch
The Print Connoisseurs by Albert Lynch
A Young Beauty with Flowers in her Hair by Albert Lynch
A Young Beauty with Flowers in her Hair by Albert Lynch
Young woman with hat by Albert Lynch
Young woman with hat by Albert Lynch
A Lady With a Fan by Albert Lynch
A Lady With a Fan by Albert Lynch
The New Partition by Albert Lynch
The New Partition by Albert Lynch
Fresh From the Garden by Albert Lynch
Fresh From the Garden by Albert Lynch
The Letter by Albert Lynch
The Letter by Albert Lynch
Other paintings of society women from Albert Lynch
Other paintings of society women from Albert Lynch

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