(1816 - 1901)
Justiniano Asuncion was active/lived in Philippines. Justiniano Asuncion is known for portrait and religious-theme painting.
Biography Justiniano Asuncion
Well-known as "Capitan Ting," Justiniano Asuncion was one of the leading Filipino painters in the 19th century. He was born on September 26, 1816 in Sta. Cruz, Manila. He was the 11th among 12 children of Mariano Kagalitan, whose family name was changed to"Asuncion" following the Claveria Decree.
In 1834, he studied at Escuela de Dibujo, where he obtained his skills in painting. Sometime in 1855, he became capitan municipal of Sta. Cruz, Manila. Asuncion was the painter of the famous Coronation of the Virgin, the Virgin of Antipolo, Filomena Asuncion and Romana A. Carillo.
He produced life-sized paintings of San Agustin, San Geronimo, San Antonio, and San Gregorio Magno, which were kept at the Sta.
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