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painting depicting a village scene in Bali
  • W.J. Arsa
  • painting depicting a village scene in Bali, late 1800s–1974
  • Where object was made: Bali, Indonesia
  • cloth, paint
  • Object Height/Width: 59.5 x 89 cm
    Object Height/Width: 23 7/16 x 35 1/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Michener
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6629

Village scene is painted on unstretched cloth.
The proper right side shows a seated figure wrapped in white garment with a turban, near two blue statues with lion heads. A woman stands at a small hut. The woman at the center of the painting is wearing a yellow and green wrap garment, holding a pot in her proper left arm. Two women are seated at the lower proper left corner by a standing figure wrapped in white with a turban. He is in front of a series of conical objects on a table with cloth draped in front. There are scattered plants in front and behind.