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Carlos Baca-Flor

Carlos Baca-Flor Biography

Artist


ABOUT
Peruvian painter known for his superb portraits of such notables as Pius XII and Douglas Hyde. He won the 1907 annual salon of French artists and had his work showcased at the Salon of Honor.
BEFORE FAME
He was an art prodigy who attended the Academia de Artes de Santiago at a young age. He was awarded the gold medal for painting, sculpture, and drawing each year of his education.

FAMILY LIFE
His family moved to Santiago, Chile, when he was a only one. His parents encouraged the development of his artistic talents. His father died when he was 13.
ASSOCIATED WITH
His clients included financial giant JP Morgan.
TRIVIA
He won first place in the annual salon of French artists in 1907.

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