VICENTE SILVA MANANSALA (The Philippines 1910-1981)
VICENTE SILVA MANANSALA (The Philippines 1910-1981)

Mother and child

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VICENTE SILVA MANANSALA (The Philippines 1910-1981)
Mother and child
signed, dated and inscribed 'To my wife Happy Birthday April 13-74, Enteng Manansala' (upper left)
watercolour on paper laid down on board
15 x 11 in. (37 x 27 cm.)

Lot Essay

Equally important was the artist's link between his brand of Cubism and his facility in watercolour. One of the best watercolourist in the Philippines after Carlos Francisco, Manansala has adapted the transparent quality of the medium to his oil work thus creating a branch of "Transparent Cubism' uniquely associated with his works.

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