Raden Saleh is one of the best known painters from Indonesia and a pioneer of modern Indonesian art.

Raden Saleh is one of the best known painters from Indonesia and a pioneer of modern Indonesian art.

Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman (1807 - 1880) is one of the best known painters from Indonesia and a pioneer of modern Indonesian art. His paintings corresponded with nineteenth-century romanticism which was popular in Europe at the time. He also expressed his cultural roots and inventiveness in his work.  Raden Saleh, was born into a noble Javanese family - a grandson of Sayyid Abdullah Bustaman from his mother's side. His father was Sayyid Husen bin Alwi bin Awal bin Yahya.

Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman (1807 - 1880) is one of the best known painters from Indonesia and a pioneer of modern Indonesian art. His paintings corresponded with nineteenth-century romanticism which was popular in Europe at the time. He also expressed his cultural roots and inventiveness in his work. Raden Saleh, was born into a noble Javanese family - a grandson of Sayyid Abdullah Bustaman from his mother's side. His father was Sayyid Husen bin Alwi bin Awal bin Yahya.

"Shipwreck in Storm" one of Raden Saleh's painting--one of most prominent Indonesian painter--

''Raden Saleh and the Beginning of Modern Indonesian Painting'' at the Galeri Nasional Indonesia

"Shipwreck in Storm" one of Raden Saleh's painting--one of most prominent Indonesian painter--

Affandi by Affandi

Affandi Potret Diri, 65 x 50 cm, Cat minyak di atas kanvas

Indonesian Painter Popo Iskandar - my fave!

Indonesian Painter Popo Iskandar - my fave!

Indonesian painter Jeihan Sukmantoro draws our attention to a minimalist cache of his portrait treasures in his exhibition, "Soul of Art".

Indonesian painter Jeihan Sukmantoro draws our attention to a minimalist cache of his portrait treasures in his exhibition, "Soul of Art".

I Nyoman Masriadi, b. 1973, Indonesian painter,   "Sorry Hero, I Forgot, " acrylic on canvas, 200x300cm, 2008

"Sorry Hero, Saya Lupa" (Sorry Hero, I Forgot) I Nyoman Masriadi

Indonesian Painter Popo Iskandar "Cat"

Indonesian Painter Popo Iskandar "Cat"

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Affandi, one of the most prominent names among Indonesian modern painters and sculptors, left  a considerable number of masterpieces in his personal Museum in Yogyakarta. Shown here, is one of the sculptures of the great artist.

Affandi, one of the most prominent names among Indonesian modern painters and sculptors, left a considerable number of masterpieces in his personal Museum in Yogyakarta.

Old Painting made in 1963 by Indonesian painter "Djaman"

Old Painting made in 1963 by Indonesian painter "Djaman"

Indonesian painter I NYOMAN MASRIADI sketching at his studio in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 2008.

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Fendry Ekel (Indonesian Painter) - Charlie Chaplin : Oil and acrylic on canvas

Fendry Ekel (Indonesian Painter) - Charlie Chaplin : Oil and acrylic on canvas

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