Lot #021

Isidro Ancheta

Bahay Kubo
signed (lower right)
oil on canvas
9 1/2” x 13 1/2” (24 cm x 34 cm)
Starting Bid : Php 60,000
HP + BP : Php 128,480
Provenance Private Collection, USA
On matters of style, Isidro Ancheta upheld a time-honored tradition in the visual arts. He took his first art lessons during before the war under the watchful eye of some of the masters of Philippine art. Ancheta painted in the quiet, sober and steady way evoking vanished time. He may be considered as a bridge linking the art of yesteryears with that of today.