PHOTO FEATURE: MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Title: “SAGRADA FAMILIA”

Artist: OCAMPO, Galo B.

Medium: Oil on canvas

Date: 1941

Property No.: UST-H-00188

A painting of the Holy Family in Filipino motif.

The child is at the center with arms spread to the side while the father and mother stand behind him, right and left respectively. The child is wrapped in a green printed garment. He is surrounded by a light radiating from the back. The mother is wearing a red bandanna, yellow blouse and blue skirt, all printed. The father is wearing a barong tagalog and a pointed gourd salakot. The foreground is filled with white (easter lilies). A flower-like halo composed of leaf patterns radiates behind each figure.

Note: 1941 UST Painting Contest entry; 2nd prize winner, Religious category, entry no. 85.

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