As expected, works by Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Fernando Amorsolo, Ang Kiukok, Vicente Manasala and Romulo Olazo performed strongly in León Gallery’s first auction for the year.
For the Asian Cultural Council-León Gallery auction on Feb. 23, impressive lots include works by Fernando Amorsolo, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, H.R. Ocampo, Ang Kiukok, Eduardo Castrillo and Romulo Olazo.
Note: For 16 years, I went to school in the Marikina-Loyola Heights area. On my way to school each day, I would see a beautiful house perched on a hill overlooking the Marikina valley and the Ateneo. I was always fascinated by this beautiful home and would stare at it each day on my way to or from school.
COMING on the heels of the celebrated exhibit of Philippine 19th-century art in Europe, “Filipinos in the Gilded Age,” León Gallery is coming up with a special display of 17 major paintings from its forthcoming September auction that all together interrogates Philippine cultural identity in the visual arts—or the lack thereof.
ARGUABLY the most important auction of León Gallery, “Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2016” saw for the first time in history an artwork by National Hero José Rizal put on the auction block.
LEÓN Gallery set yet another numerous world records during its Asian Cultural Council (ACC) Philippines Art Auction 2016. The highest-selling piece was Arturo Luz’s oil-on-wood “Magbabanig,” which was sold for P21.02 million.
LEÓN Gallery’s quarterly auction this December, Kingly Treasures, will bid out items from the J. Antonio Araneta collection.