Juan Luna y Novicio (October 23, 1857 – December 7, 1899) was a Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century. He became one of the first recognized Philippine artists.
Painted by Juan Luna y Novicio (1857- 1899). He is one of the first recognized Filipino painters. His work, The Spoliarium, has garnered him the gold medal in Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes. This painting is hung on the National Museum of the Philippines as of right now.