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The Museo de Arte de Ponce Presents Its Most Important Recent Acquisition: The Battle of Trevi o

There are 3 comments on the Art Daily story from Jul 17, 2011, titled The Museo de Arte de Ponce Presents Its Most Important Recent Acquisition: The Battle of Trevi o. In it, Art Daily reports that:

Francisco Oller y Cestero , The Battle of Trevino . PONCE, PR.- With the unveiling of The Battle of Trevino, by Puerto Rican painter Francisco Oller y Cestero , the Museo de Arte de Ponce celebrates the acquisition of a nineteenth-century masterpiece that has never before been exhibited publicly - a painting whose very existence, in fact, was ...

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Jorge

Bayamon, Puerto Rico

#1 Jul 17, 2011
Francisco Manuel Oller y Cestero (June 17, 1833 – May 17, 1917) was a Puerto Rican visual artist. Oller is considered to be the only Latin American painter to have played a role in the development of Impressionism.
Jorge

Bayamon, Puerto Rico

#3 Jul 17, 2011
A list of some of Oller's most famous paintings:

El pleito de la herencia (1854–1856)
Retrato de Manuel Sicardó(1866–1868)
El Estudiante (1874)
Las lavanderas (1887–1888)
La Escuela del Maestro Rafael Cordero (1890–1892)
El Velorio (1893)
Bodegón con piñas
El Cesante
Jorge

Bayamon, Puerto Rico

#4 Jul 17, 2011
My favorite, apart from El Velorio, which is the "signature" painting of the UPR's Museum in the Rio Piedras campus; is El Estudiante (which Oller painted while being a student in Paris).

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