Paul Quinsac studied under J.L. Gérôme and first exhibited in Paris at the Salon of 1880. He continued to exhibit at the Salon, which became the Salon des Artistes Français. In 1884 he received a commendation, and in 1887 he became a member of the Salon. In 1889 he was awarded a third-class medal at the Exposition Universelle and a travel scholarship. In 1903 he was made Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur.
Museum and Gallery Holdings
Bordeaux: The Fountain of Youth; Portrait of Madame Gardère
Marseilles: Temptation of the Hermit