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Old Churches in Pen and Ink by Noel Bueza

  • January 16, 2016

Old Churches in Pen and Ink by Noel Bueza

Pen and Ink is the medium used by Filipino Artist, Noel Bueza, to describe some of the old churches located in the Philippines. Noel Bueza, an acclaimed artist from Lucban, Quezon, Philippines, is famous for his rendering using pen and ink. Noel has created these masterpieces with his meticulous strokes of lines and curves. The highlights and shadows of these works of art are very realistic. It was an honor for Macuha Art Gallery to have these Pen and Ink art works from Noel Bueza – The Master of Pen and Ink.

Noel Bueza - Church of Pila, Pila Laguna, Philippines, Pen and Ink on Paper 2015

The Church of Pila is also known as the San Antonio de Padua Parish Church designated as the Diocesan Shrine of San Antonio de Padua. It is located in San Antonio Street, Pila, Laguna, Philippines. The Church was established in 1578. With its Baroque architecture, made up of sand, gravel, cement and bricks, has stand the test of time. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Lipa Cathedral, LIpa City, Batangas, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, commonly known as the Lipa Cathedral, is a Romanesque church in Lipa, Batangas, Philippines. The cathedral serves as the seat of the Archdiocese of Lipa. The Cathedral was chosen as the seat of the then Diocese of the Lipa in 1910. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza -; Lucban Church, Lucban Quezon. Philippines. Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Parish Church, commonly known as the Lucban Church, is a Roman Catholic parish church located in Lucban, Quezon, Philippines under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lucena. Its titular is Saint Louis of Toulouse. Lucban Church was completed in 1738. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Miagao Church, Miagao Iloilo, Philippines, Pen &; Ink on Paper 2015

The Miagao Church also known as the Sto. Tomas de Villanueva Parish Church is a Roman catholic church located in Miagao,Iloilo, Philippines. It was also called the Miagao Fortress Church since it served as defensive tower of the town against Muslim raids. This Baroque Romanesque church was founded in 1731. It was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Nagcarlan Church, Nagcarlan Laguna, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The San Bartolome Apostol Parish Church is a Roman Catholic church in Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines. Its titular is St. Bartholomew and its feast day is celebrated every August 24. This baroque architecture was built in 1752. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Quiapo Church, Quiapo Manila, Philippines, Pen and Ink on Paper 2015

The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, canonically known as Saint John the Baptist Parish and colloquially known as Quiapo Church, is a prominent Roman Catholic Latin-rite basilica located in the District of Quiapo in the City of Manila, Philippines. The Mexican baroque basilica is famous home for the shrine of the Black Nazarene, a dark statue of Jesus Christ many claim to be miraculous. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - San Agustin Church, Intramuros Manila, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

San Agustin Church is a Roman Catholic church under the auspices of The Order of St. Augustine, located inside the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila. Formerly called the Iglesia de San Pablo de Manila, it was completed in 1607 and was dedicated to St. Augustine. This Baroque style architecture was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1993. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Taal Church, Taal Batangas, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The Taal Basilica canonically known as the Minor Basilica of Saint Martin of Tours is a Minor Basilica in the town of Taal, Batangas in the Philippines, within the Archdiocese of Lipa. It is considered to be the largest church in the Philippines and in Asia, standing 88.6 metres (291 ft) long and 48 metres (157 ft) wide. St. Martin of Tours is the patron saint of Taal, whose fiesta is celebrated every November 11. This Neoclassical architecture was completed in 1878. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Tayabas Church, Tayabas Quezon, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The Minor Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, commonly known as the Tayabas Basilica, is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Tayabas,Quezon, Philippines under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lucena. Its titular is Saint Michael the Archangel, whose feast is celebrated annually on September 29. The church is the largest in the province of Quezon; and is built in the shape of a key. Locals often refer to the church as Susi ng Tayabas (“The Key of Tayabas”).The church’s 103-metre (338-foot) aisle also has the longest nave among Spanish colonial era churches in the Philippines. This Baroque style architecture was completed in 1894 and was declared as a National Cultural Treasure. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

Noel Bueza - Tumauini Church, Tumauini Isabela, Philippines, Pen & Ink on Paper 2015

The San Matias Parish Church, commonly known as Tumauini Church, is a Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Tumauini, Isabela, Philippines within the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ilagan. It became a separate parish independent from Cabagan under the advocacy of Saint Matthias in 1751. The church, known for its brick Baroque-style architecture, was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines. Together with the churches of Boljoon, Guiuan, Loboc and Lazi, the Tumauini Church has been considered for the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List since 2006 under the collective group of Baroque Churches of the Philippines. (Excerpts from: en.wikipedia.org)

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