Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Damian Domingo


"Father of Filipino Painting"



Damian Domingo
AKA Damian Gabor Domingo

  • 1st Filipino to paint his face, the first self-portrait in the Philippines
  • Founder of the Academia de Dibujo y Pintura, the first school of drawing in the Philippines (1821)


ALIAS
"The First Great Filipino Painter"


DATE OF BIRTH
1796

BIRTHPLACE
Tondo, Manila, Philippines

FATHER: Domingo Macario?
MOTHER: Erminigildia Gabriela?

WIFE: Lucia Casas
CHILDREN: Celedonia, Severo, Anastacio, Feliciana, Agapita, Mariano, Jose, and Nicolasa


YEAR OF DEATH
1834



USEFUL LINKS

The Spanish Colonial Tradition in Philippine Visual Arts
Damian Domingo (1796-1834)
Ayala Museum Exhibition - Damian Domingo: The First Great Filipino Painter
Painting