Walter Spies (German) painting Bali- Spies regarded as highly important as synergised Hindu-Javanese Kemasan, stylised Balinese plant renderings and Ubud style painting with Western perspective and romantic landscape.
Walter Spies – Orientalist Painter of Magical Bali
Walter – was a German painter. In 1923 he came to Java, living first in Yogyakarta and then in Ubud, Bali. Often credited with attracting the attention of Western cultural figures to Bali in the he influenced the direction of Balinese art and drama.