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Artist: Napoleon Abueva
Size: Approximately 25 in. x 7 in.
Napoleon Abueva was conferred into the Order of the National Artists of the Philippines in 1976. He was an awardee in the category sculpture.
About the work:
Bought while the collector was still in university more than 20 years ago, this work by National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva is a rarity, considering the dearth of Abuevas in the market. Meanwhile, the work bears striking similarities to the visual language of Abueva’s better known masterpieces, such as Allegorical Harpoon. Trophy is a vertically-driven cousin. Modernist to the last detail, it sits in a pride of place since it was among the first few pieces in the core of the collection.