President Ferdinand R. Marcos on October 21, 2022 expressed gratitude after receiving a portrait of him made by renowned artist Alvin Hipolito.
Marcos received the portrait during Hipolito’s courtesy call at the Malacañan Palace.
Alvin Hipolito is the son of the late visual artist Dante Hipolito, who was known for his painting “Salubong,” which portrays Pope Francis with some Filipino celebrities in a rural setting.
Among those featured in the painting were actress Vilma Santos, singer Gary Valenciano, and movie stars Marian Rivera, Dingdong Dantes, Coco Martin, and Kris Aquino
President Ferdinand R. Marcos on October 21, 2022 receives a portrait of himself from the established painter, Mr. Alvin Hipolito.
The Caviteño painter, who was influenced in the arts by his late father, Dante Hipolito, is known for making portraits of former President Rodrigo Duterte.
Photo: Office of the President