One of the best bali Artworks and handicraft were Paintings, the vintage paintings informations still not complete because no special serious study have amde because many vintage painting were broken or sold to foreigner collectors and they keep only for their own privatetly, some put in Museum abroad and in Bali Ubud painting museum, but thsi time forbidden to take photo and illustrated copyright. Before 1974 the bali museum and painters still gave permision to take the photo of their collections, some of the vintage photo of Bali vintage paintings were in my collections , the photo were took by permission from the owner and all of the owners were passed away now. The rare Vintage bali paintings will illustrated in this blog, biside that also some from the vintage book illustrations (more than 50years ago). Please choose the best one to put in IMUCS cybermusuem.
I have only met the wife of the famous france expatriat painters La Meier Nji Polok (my profile with her), and the native painters Ida bagus made Poleng.
Ida Bagus made Poleng was the extentric native Painters because we cann’t asked him the design of the paintins also the size. he said I will paint what I like nobody could aske me. He also didn’t want to sold his painting (ill) because not finished with the frame, he said to me you cameback next year if you love that painting, because if you didn’t love it you will hanging in the front of Closet. very pity when my next visit (more than one years) he was passed away and the painting didn’t exist anymore. To complete the informations read the history of Bali Paintings below compile from many vintage books 1955 , including one Book Cover illustration painted black and white by the famous Bali Painters who still alive now : Ipe Maaruf and I have lithography of Lempad pantings (not illustrated because will used by trader for repro his sign and design to full the collectors)
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