Lot #003

Jose Joya

signed and dated 1984 (lower left)
Pastel On Paper
18” x 15” (46 cm x 38 cm)
Starting Bid : Php 30,000
HP + BP : Php 81,760
Authenticity This piece is accompanied by a certificate issued by Mrs. Josefa Joya-Baldovino confirming the authenticity of this lot.
A multi-faceted artist, Jose Joya has been known to work with a vast assortment of media and styles. The National Artist has time and again been the subject of great acclaim for his powerful expressionist, abstract style. Most famous for his abstraction, Joya’s superb technical prowess is often overlooked. In this work, Joya puts his deft hand on display, romantically depicting the nude form in all its masculine grace and elegance.