Fernando Amorsolo is known as the Grand Old Man of Philippine Art.
He was the first National Artist of the Philippines.
Fernando Amorsolo was born on May 30, 1892 and he passed away on April 24, 1972,
He was one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.
Amorsolo was a portraitist and painter of rural Philippine landscapes.
He is popularly known for his craftsmanship and mastery in the use of light.