Realist Paintings from Bali and Java(46 items)
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Ida Ratna Ningrum Original paintings
"The themes of my paintings are everyday life as it happens around me."
Popular Realist Paintings from Bali and Java
Signed Cultural Painting of an Indonesian Folk Tale (2019), "Jaka Tarub"$789.99
In the traditional Indonesian myth of "Jaka Tarub," a man, Jaka Tarub, happens upon a pond where a group of nymphs are bathing. He steals one of their clothes in a bid to become her husband. The nymph marries Jaka Tarub, but she discovers his deception years later, and flees back to her home with her clothes. Balinese artist Ida Ratna Ningrum paints this iconic scene in a realist style, depicting the group of beautiful nymphs bathing beneath a waterfall as Jaka Tarub steals their clothes in the distance.
Signed Painting of a Country Boy from Java, "Still Waiting"$439.99
Inspired by nature and the charm of country life, Javanese artist Ida Ratna Ningrum paints this lovely composition. Framed against a Javanese mountain range in the distance, a boy eats fruit against a tree while watching over his goats. Ida paints in a realist style, diligently capturing the scene with plenty of detail.
Signed Painting of a Boy Reading on a Buffalo from Java, "Learning in Nature"$469.99
Sitting atop his trusty buffalo, a young boy reads a book beneath a tree in the country. Javanese artist Ida Ratna Ningrum paints this calming and charming composition in a naif style, diligently capturing every detail of the grass and leaves, as well as the duo in the center.
Signed Painting of Children with Deer from Java, "The Deer and the Farmer"$469.99
Playing with a couple of baby deer, two children enjoy time in the countryside in this painting by Javanese artist Ida Ratna Ningrum. She captures the quartet against a Javanese mountainside and the setting sun as the boy dangles fruits above the deer, painting the scene in detail.