A web search turns up a 1949 oil-on-canvas called "Rice Planting" that includes women planting rice, reflections, a water buffalo, and a farmhouse. That painting appears to have gone up for auction at Christie's in Hong Kong in 2011.
A Wikipedia entry calls Mr. Amorsolo, who died in 1972, "one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines." He was particularly good at painting light, the entry says.
The police report is silent as to suspects, leads and how the painting might have been stolen. Police are waiting for more information from the victim, Lt. Joe Wade said.
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