A small collection of Fernando Amorsolo's paintings
Fernando Amorsolo y Cueto (1892-1972), Philippines' first National Artist in Painting (1972), the so-called "Grand Old Man of Philippine Art", Amorsolo earned a degree from the Liceo de Manila Art School in 1909 and entered the University of the Philippines' (UP) School of Fine Arts. He graduated with honors from the UP in 1914 and got study grant in Madrid, Spain. He was also able to visit New York, where he encountered postwar impressionism and cubism, which would be major influences on…
Fernando Amorsolo | Genre painter
Fernando Amorsolo y Cueto, Filipino painter, was an important influence on contemporary Filipino art and artists, even beyond the so-called "Amorsolo school". Subjects: Philippine Genre, historical and society Portraits.