Fernando Cueto Amorsolo
(1892 - 1972)
Fernando Cueto Amorsolo was active/lived in Philippines. Fernando Amorsolo is known for Philippino landscape, wartime scenes and portrait painting.
Biography Fernando Cueto Amorsolo
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.
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 the home of her cousin, artist Don Fabian dela Rosa in
Manila. Amorsolo was 13 years old at the time and in order to
help provide for his family, he sold his drawings and began to study
art under dela Rosa.
In 1909, he bega
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