Filipino artist Anita Magsaysay-Ho dies at 97

One of the greatest female Filipino painters, Anita Maysaysay-Ho, has passed away at the age of 97.
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Anita Maysaysay-Ho was brought up surrounded by culture, having been born into a wealthy family before she married shipping magnate Robert Ho. She made history in 1999, when her work “In the Marketplace” was sold for P15 million at Christie’s in Singapore.

“Humility was the best lesson she taught us. She never measured her success in material things. She gave us inner confidence as she lived as a gentle spirit who felt her life was an offering to God,” her daughter, Doris Magsaysay-Ho said.

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