Investor Peter Lynch Donates $20 million art collection to Boston College

By: | December 7, 2021

Peter Lynch, one of top stock pickers of the past century, is donating some of his most cherished investments to Boston College: A $20 million trove of works from his private art collection.

Mr. Lynch, vice chairman of Fidelity Management and Research Co., said he would will give the university’s McMullen Museum of Art 27 paintings and three drawings by artists including Pablo Picasso, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt and Diego Rivera. The donation comes with a $5 million grant to support the curation of the museum’s new Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch Collection.

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