Isabelo Tampinco

By | July 28, 2020
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Isabelo Tampinco | @bahaytsinoy


Isabelo Tampinco was a Chinese mestizo artist in the late 18th century known as the “Juan Luna of sculpture”.

Isabelo Tampinco Sculpture Works

Among his prominent works are:

  1. the facade of the Manila Cathedral,
  2. high relief on the molave door of Santo Domingo church in Quezon City,
  3. main altars of Saint William’s Cathedral in Laoag,
  4. wood carvings of San Agustin in Intramuros, and
  5. interior of the Old Senate Session Hall of the National Museum and Malacanang’s entablature.

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