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PATRICK LYNCH
Paris, Kentucky - United States


, My Soul Shall Sail The Si, Romance, $472
, To Dream The Old Dreams O, Music, $472
, The Silent Melancholy Of , Figurative, $368

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Artist Statement

Inspired by the English Pre-Raphaelites and the writings of late Victorian Kentucky poets Madison J. Cawein and Robert Burns Wilson, my paintings are of the eternal human quest for love set in a lost Gothic world inhabited primarily by women who are caught in the contradictions of their dreams and how they have found their world to actually be. Many of the inhabitants are haunted, but not by supernatural forces. When ghosts appear, they are not always the spirits of lost loved ones, more often, they are the ghosts of an idea or dream-for example, the idea that one can find a lifelong and true love or of that one person who simply cannot be forgotten. The women who spread their wings are not angels in the expected sense; their wings are a manifestation of the forces that shape their lives. Men are sometimes present in my images, often in an embrace of acceptance and partnership as they share the immutable longing for love. At other times, men are found at that pivotal moment of undesired separation or are reaching out to comfort those in pain. But not every moment is one of tragic endings. There are moments of quiet joy, when the transformative powers of Love turn from dark to light. Memory no longer wounds, but instead gives appreciative perspective for what has been found again. My paintings reject the cynicism, bitterness and irony readily found in a world mired in it. The images offer refuge for ...

Original Artworks (14)

Patrick Lynch; And Now My Soul Shall See, 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  A beautiful woman standing on a bridge comes to a realisation about life and love.        ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; The Morning Stars, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  An Edwardian era woman rides a swing in the early morning hours before sunrise.       ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; The Music of the Waning Day, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 22 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241  An old Melba HMV gramophone plays a melody in a mysterious landscape      ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
22 x 28 inches (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; My Heart Swims Blind In A..., 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 22 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241  Barnabas Collins from TV's Dark Shadows contemplates what he has just read in an imagined scene from the 1897 storyline.     ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
22 x 28 inches (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; My Soul Shall Sail The Si..., 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  A winged woman with grey hair gestures towards the unknown.     ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; To Dream The Old Dreams O..., 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  A red- haired woman listens to the music being played on a gramophone    ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; The Silent Melancholy of ..., 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  A lone woman holding a umbrella stands by a roiling sky and sea.   ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; All My Heart Is One Longing, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241    A beautiful woman with grey hair leans against an ivy covered wall in a courtyard.  ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; The Morning Air, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241   A beautiful woman sits by a window overlooking a distant landscape  ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; Love, The Giver of Wings, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241  A beautiful woman who so dearly loves and is loved, her soul is reflected in her gold
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
18 x 15 inches (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; A Dream of the Sea, 2014, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  A beautiful Edwardian era lady rides a draft horse by the sea shore.  ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2014
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; L Autre Monde, 2014, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241   A mysterious Victorian lady gazes into a glowing stereoscope viewer into another world. ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2014
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; La Maison De La Mer , 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  A mysterious Victorian lady gazes at a distant Gothic house by the sea through her telescope. ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Patrick Lynch; The First Night of Autumn, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 28 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241  Mysterious ladies from the turn of the 20th Century stride towards a lake in the heart of night. ...
Patrick Lynch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
28 x 22 inches (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
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