Juan Jose Aragones Osa

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Juan Jose Aragones Osa is a portrait of Bishop Juan Jose Aragones Osa. It is full-figure portrait made in oil on canvas by Severino Flavier Pablo in 1865. It measures approximately 202 x 145 centimeters. This painting belongs to Archiepiscopal Palace, Vigan, Ilocos Sur.[1]


The portrait pictures a bishop who holds his biretta. By his side is a table where his mitre and gloves are placed. An episcopal crosier is behind the table. There is an oval escutcheon at the bottom right that has the biographical details of the bishop. Those and other details are realistically captured in fine miniaturistic technique by Pablo.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, 1st ed. Philippines: CCP Publications Office, 1994.



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