Monday, December 20, 2010

Cesar Buenaventura


Was born on Torzo, Tondo 1922 died 1983.(Impressionist landscapes) Second and youngest son of Prof Teodoro Buenaventura. In 1949, had his first solo at the Officers Club of the US Army’s South Pacific headquarters in Diliman. Also had a solo at the AAP in 1956. Works included in PAG’s first contemporary exhibit abroad to the Carnegie Endowment Center and Washington D.C. An Italian, Mr. Umberti, brought his works to Florence and Naples for a very successful exhibit there in 1963 a Philamlife sponsored by the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Works was chosen in 1964 for the Washington State Fair and the NY World’s Fair representing the country, and also to Berne, Zurich, in 1965, where his works waschosen best in exhibit. Held yearly solos from 1965 to 1967 at the HK Hilton and President Hotel. Exhibited yearly at Clark Air Base and the Olongapo Officer’s Club in Subic. Was a member of the Academy of Filipino Artists. Owned a gallery from1958-1995 on A. Mabini , run by wife Lourdes. Works were part of the Traveling Art Exhibit sponsored by De La Rama Shipping Company. His works was featured on the cover of Works also found in the UST collection. Canvasses generally conveyed a quite, serene, and tranquil impression. Influence of Fernando Amorsolo and Ireneo Miranda sometimes evident in his work. Won 1st prize at the 1950 Natl Art contest held every five years at the FEU. In 1955, was chosen one of the country’s Top Ten Artist. Recd an ASA Artist of the Phil award of the Phil award, 1956. Was 1st prize winner at the Open Art Exhibit in Luneta in 1957, and work was chosen Outstanding Landscape of the Year by the Academy of Filipino Artist.
Market Scene (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
24 x 36
1978
HAC Code: GBA 80030
Market Scene
Oil on Canvas
24 x 36
1978
HAC Code: GBA 79975
Harvest
Oil on Canvas
30 x 40
1978
HAC Code: GBA 80027
LANDSCAPE (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
35.5" x 35.5"
1961
HAC Code: 78259
COCKFIGHT
Oil on Canvas
30" x 60"
1976
HAC Code: 75209
TORO
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1976
HAC Code: 77194
SEASCAPE
Oil on Canvas
30" x 59"
1967
HAC Code: 78940
RICE HARVEST (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
30" x 60"
1976
HAC Code: 77862
BOY & A CARABAO
Oil on Canvas
30" x 60"
1974
HAC Code: 77040
LANDSCAPE
Oil on Canvas
28" x 36"
1975
HAC Code: 67762
MAIDEN
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1977
HAC Code: 77928
ROMAN TIMES
Oil on Canvas
35" x 83"
1968
HAC Code: 78942
CITY
Oil on Canvas
30" x 36"
1978
HAC Code: 78941
FRUIT VENDORS
Oil on Canvas
36" x 60"
1974
HAC Code: 76226
SEASCAPE
Oil on Canvas
16" x 20"
ND
HAC Code: 0035563
BAHAY KUBO (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
18" x 25"
2010
HAC Code: 77557
WATERFALLS
Oil on Canvas
30" x 40"
ND
HAC Code: 77121
VENDOR (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
20" x 11"
ND
HAC Code: 57187
RIVER SCENE
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
ND
HAC Code: 33755
FISHERMEN
Oil on Canvas
30" x 40"
ND
HAC Code: 78969
DAPIT HAPON
Oil on Canvas
40" x 50"
ND
HAC Code: 76668
LANDSCAPE (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1978
HAC Code: 53414
STREET SCENE
Oil on Canvas
35.5" x 59"
1961
HAC Code: 79465
IGOROT
Oil on Canvas
39" x 47"
1974
HAC Code: 76874
DALAMPASIGAN
Oil on Canvas
9" x 12"
1981
HAC Code: UNCODE
RURAL SCENE (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
14" x 18"
1967
HAC Code: 78440
DALAMPASIGAN
Oil on Canvas
9" x 12"
1977
HAC Code: 64713
RICE HARVEST
Oil on Canvas
24" x 48"
1975
HAC Code: 77861
LADY W/ JAR
Oil on Canvas
24" x 18"
1962
HAC Code: 748311
FISHERMEN
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1978
HAC Code: UNCODE
LANDSCAPE
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1977
HAC Code: 77447
STREET SCENE
Oil on Canvas
30" x 36"
1963
HAC Code: CB/BP
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
30" x 36"
1978
HAC Code: 77054
FLOWERS
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1978
HAC Code: UNCODE
STREET SCENE
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1982
HAC Code: 77595
WATERFALLS
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1977
HAC Code: 77170
MARKETSCENE
Oil on Canvas
16" x 22"
1954
HAC Code: UNCODE
WAY TO FOREST
Oil on Canvas
23" x 35"
1975
HAC Code: 49062
FLOWERS
Oil on Canvas
24" x 34"
ND
HAC Code: UNCODE
FISH V ENDORS
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1961
HAC Code: UNCODE
DANCER
Oil on Canvas
35" x 25"
ND
HAC Code: UNCODE
VENDOR
Oil on Canvas
35" x 25"
1965
HAC Code: UNCODE
Inuman
Oil on Canvas
29 x 38
1974
HAC Code: GBA 79421

1 comments:

weatherman said...

I'm so very fortunate to have acquired 2 works of Mr. Cesar Buenaventura when I was stationed at Clark AB in 1970.

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