(1859 - 1906/07)
Felix Martinez was active/lived in Philippines. Felix Martinez is known for landscape, still life and portrait painting.
Biography Felix Martinez
Throughout the history of Southeast Asian art, Filipinos have been
highly regarded for their artworks that are an aesthetical pairing of
traditional paradigms, and ideologies. A notable creative influence was
the presence of the Spanish who sought to use art, predominantly
Catholic iconography, as means to communicate their European value
systems upon the local society.
One such artist whose oeuvre was demonstrative of this cultural exchange was the 19th
century painter Felix Martinez, with his works acting as visual
documentation for future generations. Therefore much of what may be
viewed as the emergence of Filipino modern art from the late 18th century onwards, ultimately stems from Wes
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