Culture

Famous Juan Luna Paintings

Reference
27.5k views 5 items

List of famous Juan Luna paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Juan Luna has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Juan Luna paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Juan Luna created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Juan Luna paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

Artwork include everything from Guernica to Mona Lisa.

This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Juan Luna paintings?" and "What are examples of Juan Luna paintings?"
back to page 1
The Death of Cleopatra ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Juan Luna Paintings
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain
5
The Death of Cleopatra

The Death of Cleopatra, also known simply as Cleopatra, is an 1881 painting made by the Filipino painter Juan Luna. The famous painting was a silver medalist or second prize winner during the 1881 National Exposition of Fine Arts in Madrid. The 1881 Madrid painting contest was Luna's first art exposition. Because of the exposure, Luna received a pension scholarship at the Ayuntamiento de Manila. After the painting competition, Luna sold it for 5,000 Spanish pesetas, the highest price for a painting at the time. As Luna's "graduation work", The Death of Cleopatra was acquired by the Spanish government for one thousand duros. ...more on Wikipedia