7 months Works by Luna, BenCab, Navarro fetch high bids Inquirer |LS
Juan V. Luna’s boceto or copy of his celebrated “La Muerte de Cleopatra” sold for P9.34 million during the Salcedo Auctions’ Important Philippine Art Auction recently. “Death of Cleopatra” (10” x 15”) won Luna a silver medal in the 1881 Madrid Exposition of Fine Arts, three years before winning the gold for “Spoliarium.” The boceto, which was signed by the artist and inscribed with a dedication to his father, once belonged to Dr. Eleuterio “Teyet” Pascual. Luna’s “The Hunting Party,” […] The post Works by Luna, BenCab, Navarro fetch high bids appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more