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Fernando Amorsolo

 (1892 - 1972)
Fernando Cueto Amorsolo was active/lived in Philippines.  Fernando Amorsolo is known for Philippino landscape, wartime scenes and portrait painting.

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Fernando 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.

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 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. 

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About  Fernando Amorsolo

Born:  1892 - Calle Herran, Paco, Manila
Died:   1972
Known for:  Philippino landscape, wartime scenes and portrait painting