Raden Saleh

Painting, Visual Artist

1811 – 1880

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Who was Raden Saleh?

Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman was an Indonesian Romantic painter of Javanese ethnicity who pioneered modern Indonesian art. He was considered to be the first modern artist from Indonesia, and 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.

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Born
1811
Semarang
Ethnicity
  • Javanese people
Profession
Died
Apr 23, 1880
Bogor

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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