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Friday, June 5, 2015

Numa Ayrinhac



Official portrait of Juan Domingo Peron and Evita
He is the only Argentine President accompanied by the First Lady in an official portrait.
c.1948
oil on canvas
Museum of the Argentine Bicentennial, Buenos Aires, rgentina

Numa Ayrinhac (1881-1951) was a Franco-Argentine artist. He was born in Espalion, France, and moved with his parents at age 5 to the new settlement of Pigue, Saavedra, Argentina. He is famous for painting portraits of Eva and Juan Domingo Peron.