Tipos del País

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Tipos del País by Justiniano Asuncion
Another set of Tipos del País works by Justiniano Asuncion

Tipos del País is a style of watercolor painting that shows the different types of inhabitants in the Philippines in their different native costumes that show their social status and occupation during colonial times.[1]


During the 19th century, secular subject matter in painting the Philippines increased extensively. With more tourists, ilustrados and foreigners demanding souvenirs and decorations from the country, Tipos del País developed in painting. Damián Domingo was the most popular artist who worked in this style.[1]


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