Marketplace during the Occupation (1942), Fernando Cueto Amorsolo, Philippines, Oil on canvas, Collection of National Heritage Board, Singapore. This is a work by Fernando Amorsolo portraying his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during the Second World War. This particular scene is extremely mesmerizing--almost like a still life.
Gitls with Mangoes - F. Amorsolo 1951 (oil on canvas laid board. 88 by 61cm.; 34 3/4 by 24 inches)
Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Filipino painter (1914 - 2012). "“In my works I always celebrate the women of the Philippines. I regard them with deep admiration and they continue to inspire me...I know very well the strength, hard work and quiet dignity of Philippine women, for I am one of them."