DID YOU KNOW: 34th death anniversary of Victorio Edades | Inquirer News

DID YOU KNOW: 34th death anniversary of Victorio Edades

/ 05:00 AM March 07, 2019

Today, March 7, is the 34th death anniversary of National Artist in Painting Victorio Edades.

Born on Dec. 23, 1895, he is considered the Father of Modern Philippine Painting.

In the 1930s, Edades taught at the University of Santo Tomas and became dean of its Department of Architecture for three decades.


Among his notable works were “The Artist and the Model,” “Portrait of the Professor” and “The Wrestlers.”

He was conferred the title of National Artist in 1976. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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