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The Masterpiece Found At Last! 70 years after it left Philippine shores, the famous first-prize-winning painting “After the Day’s Toil” is finally located! The masterpiece was bought in 1980 by Dr. Rogelio Pine, a Filipino cardiologist who is based in New Jersey. He bought it from Mr. Daniel Grossman of Grossman Gallery who previously bought it when IBM New York unloaded several paintings in the late 70’s. For several decades, the Dizon family tried to locate the painting which last v...

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izoleame: “ The Masterpiece Found At Last! “ 70 years after it left Philippine shores, the famous first-prize-winning painting “After the Day’s Toil” is finally located! The masterpiece was bought in...

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When Victorio Edades planted the seed of revolt

At the beginning of the 20th century, a revolution was brewing in Europe. It was the modernist assault in science and technology, literature and philosophy, music and dance, visual arts and archite…

Filipino artist, Carlos V. Francisco: The Nose Flute

Botong Francisco’s ‘Nose Flute’ up for auction at Larasati on National Artist’s birth centennial

Among Filipino artists, Carlos V. Francisco is one of a few in whom interest by the public, by scholars, by connoisseurs and collectors has not waned. In the landscape of Philippine art (which is a…

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : Rajah Soliman

Other Works of Carlos "Botong" Francisco

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : Rajah Soliman

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : The visual maestro from Angono

BOTONG: The visual maestro from Angono

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : The visual maestro from Angono

Go Philippines: The Works of Carlos V. Francisco

The Works of Carlos V. Francisco

Carlos V. Francisco (1912-1969), popularly known as "Botong", was a distinguished muralist from and best known for his historical pieces. A...

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : Filipino Struggles through history

BOTONG: The visual maestro from Angono

Carlos "Botong" Francisco : Filipino Struggles through history

Higantes Festival, Botong Francisco  The only feast allowed to be celebrated in Angono, Rizal during the colonial period.

Great Filipino Painters of All Time - Carlos "Botong" Francisco

Katipunan Education - mural (1964) Muslim Wedding (1958) Rajah Soliman Mangingisda (Fishermen) - (1957) Lapu- Lapu (1964) Fiesta With Higantes The Cockfight Bayanihan (1962) Carlos V. Francisco (1914-1969) In 1973, Carlos “Botong” Francisco was the second Filipino to receive the title of National Artist in Painting, after Fernando C. Amorsolo. Also known as the Poet of Angono, he single-handedly brought back the art of mural painting in the Philippines and was its most distinguished painter…

Carlos Francisco - Mural on Education

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Carlos 'Botong' Francisco - Philippine History Mural (detail)

Carlos 'Botong' Francisco - Philippine History Mural (detail)

"Fuego!" Detail from a mural by Carlos "Botong" Francisco at the Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago, National Historical Commission  of the Philippines. - THE LAST DAYS OF JOSE RIZAL

THE LAST DAYS OF JOSÉ RIZAL: A Timeline of His Last Arrest, Incarceration, Execution and the Journey of His Remains

Compiled by Prof. Sir Michael Charleston “Xiao” B. Chua, K.O.R. Order of the Knights of Rizal, Sucesos Chapter This brief timeline was prepared by a historian for the commemoration of the centenary of the transfer of José Rizal’s remains to its present burial site at the Rizal Park which will be re-enacted by the Order…

Go Philippines: Other Works of Carlos "Botong" Francisco

Other Works of Carlos "Botong" Francisco

See more works of the great Filipino artist, Carlos V. Francisco aka "Botong", the father of modern arts in the Philippines. Village Sce...