About the book:
Juan Luna was the first Filipino artist to gain international fame. But for Luna it was not just a matter of gaining personal glory as an artist but also a matter of patriotic duty. Together with his compatriots, Rizal, del Pilar and Lopez Jaena, he was dedicated to the principles of nationalism in the 1880s and 90s.
Publisher: Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing
Publication Date: 1992
Size: 178 x 254mm
About the author:
Carlos Quirino was one of the most prolific historians of our time. He has written more than thirty books, including the biography of Jose Rizal, The Great Malayan, which won for him, the first prize in the Commonwealth Biography contest. He was the founding curator of the Ayala Library and Museum and was a director of the National Library. In 1990, he was conferred the Legion of Honor for his written works on Philippine history.