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Merry Christmas!

Maligayang Pasko!

Magpaparol 1933 Jorge Pineda

­Magpaparol, 1933, oil on canvas By Filipino artist, Jorge Pineda (1879 - 1946)
Pineda painted a parol (lantern) maker dressed in traditional barong Tagalog all set to sell his parol wares. A parol is a Filipino ornamental lantern displayed during the Christmas season. This work belongs to what is known as Pineda’s most colourful series of works: Philippine Lanterns.