Fernando Amorsolo

Painting, Visual Artist

1892 – 1972

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Who was Fernando Amorsolo?

Fernando Cueto Amorsolo is 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. Born in Paco, Manila, he earned a degree from the Liceo de Manila Art School in 1909.

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Born
May 30, 1892
Paco, Manila
Also known as
  • Fernando Amorsolo y Cueto
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Nationality
  • Philippines
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Education
  • University of the Philippines
Lived in
  • Paco, Manila
Died
Apr 26, 1972
Manila

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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