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 Fernando Cueto Amorsolo  (1892 - 1972)

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Lived/Active: Philippines      Known for: Philippino landscape, wartime scenes and portrait painting

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Birth
1892 (Calle Herran, Paco, Manila)
 
Death
1972

Lived/Active
Philippines




Often Known For
Philippino landscape, wartime scenes and portrait painting

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Fernando Amorsolo painted and sketched more than ten thousand pieces over his lifetime using natural and backlighting techniques.  His most known works are of the dalagang Filipina, landscapes of his Philippino homeland, portraits and WWII war scenes.

Born in Calle Herran in Paco, Manila, on May 20, 1892, Fernando Amorsolo began drawing and sketching as a young boy.  The family lived in Daet until the death of his father.  At that time his mother moved the family to (showing 500 of 17264 characters).



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