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Fernando Amorsolo y Cueto Paintings Collection

The Palay Maiden Fernando Amorsolo y Cueto (May 30, 1892 – April 24, 1972) was one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.  Amorsolo was a portraitist and painter of rural Philippine landscapes. He is popularly known for his craftsmanship and mastery in the use of light. Don Fabián de la Rosa, his mother's cousin was also a Filipino painter. At the age of 13, Amorsolo became an apprentice to De la Rosa, who would eventually become the advocate and guide to Amorsolo's painting career.  During this time, Amorsolo's mother embroidered to earn money, while Amorsolo helped by selling water color postcards to a local bookstore for ten centavos each. Amorsolo's brother, Pablo Amorsolo, was also a painter.  Planting rice Amorsolo's first success as a young painter came in 1908, when his painting Leyendo el periódico took second place at the Bazar Escolta, a contest organized by the Asociacion Internacional de Artistas.  B

Jao Mapa - Paintings Collection

"Pamilya" Acrylic on canvas, 33.1 x 34.8 inches, 2013 Jose Vicente P. Mapa III , who is better known by his  screen name   Jao Mapa  (born February 11, 1976) He is a popular actor in the  Philippines . He's also an accomplished  painter  known by the name  Jao Mapa . In 2000, he decided to take a break from his showbiz career and went back to school to earn his degree in Fine Arts (major in Advertising) at the  University of Santo Tomas . " Byaheng MRT" 84 x 96 inches, Acrylic on canvas, 2013 "Chess" 20 x 30 inches, Acrylic on canvas, 2013 "Mag-inang Fruit Vendor" Acrylic on canvas, 24.5 x 24.5 inches, 2013 "Sabongero" Acrylic on canvas, 24.5 x 24.5 inches, 2013 "Shooting" Acrylic on canvas, 33.5 x 32.5 inches, 2013 "Fruit Vendor" Acrylic on canvas, 34 x 34 inches, 2013 Sources:  Wikipedia

Ang Kiukok - Paintings Collection

"Last Supper" Ang Kiukok  (March 1, 1931 – May 9, 2005) - was born in  Davao ,  Davao Province ,  Philippine Islands  to Vicente Ang and Chin Lim   who were immigrants from  Xiamen ,  China .   Ang Kiukok was the only son in his family and he had four sisters. He was originally meant to be named Ang Hua Shing ("Hua Shing" literally means "Chinese-born") but did not push through with the plan upon learning that his cousin was given the name by Kiukok's uncle. “Cockerel” 1976, Watercolor on Paper "Thinking Man" 1979, Watercolor on Paper "Pieta" "Still Life - FISH" , 1965.  "Crucifixion" , Oil on Canvas, 1969 "FISH" , 1979. "Clown" "Troubled Man" "Man on Fire" "Fishermen" "Red Door" "Rosary Queen" " Android" ,  1969 "