Conversations about: Jose Honorato Lozano and “letras y figuras”

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  1. Enrique Bustos said,

    August 10, 2010 at 5:45 am

    Aside from the Ancestor of The Roces Family Jose Honorato Lozano also painted a Letras Y Figuras for the ancestor of the Yriarte Family. Francisco de Yriarte it was painted in 1867 Francisco Yriarte is a former Governor of Different provinces in the Philippines during the Spanish Times (Cebu,Bulacan,Mindoro & Laguna)

    During his time as governor of Laguna he was instrumental in boosting the woodcarving industry in Paete Laguna he was also an art patron Francisco Yriarte gave the scholarship to Félix Resurrección Hidalgo to study in Spain, In gratitude Félix Resurrección Hidalgo gave his Patron a copy of his award winning painting Las Virgenes Cristianas Expuestas al Populacho and made a Portrait of Francisco Yriarte and of his son Manuel Yriarte Fabian Dela Rosa also Made a portrait of Francisco Yriarte in 1892

    Manuel Yriarte was Director of the National Library and Archives in the Philippines.He also served as the Assistant Executive Secretary and concurrent Head
    of the Office of the Archives, Patents, Literary Property, and Trademarks.he was a renowned expert on orchids in the Philippines and a well respected instructor in dance specially the Rigodon de Honor he died while choreographing a Rigodon de Honor in Malacanang Palace in the 1930’s he married Beatrice Pardo de Tavera y Gorricho their children are the FF 1.Cecile de Yriarte y Pardo de Tavera she married Miguel Ortigas y Ynchausti 2.Lolita de Yriarte y Pardo de Tavera and 3.Rene de Yriarte y Pardo de Tavera


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