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.
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.