Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mas Pirngadi

[Indonesia] (b 1875/d 1936)

born in Banyumas, Central Java, in 1875 , he was a naturalist painter of Indonesia (in those days part of the Dutch Indies..) .. (..) At the age of 14 he began studying painting with a German painter..(..) together with J.E. Jasper , a Dutch  researcher , he traveled to remote areas of Indonesia where he collected the existing folk Art of the time.. (..) he gathered all this work in a 5 volumes book , with issues from 1912 to 1930..(..) During his Artistic Career  he was awarded with many Prizes , both in Netherlands and Indonesia..


Dutch Indies 1931 "Air" (3,1) [Photo] Sc(C14,..,C16)

Dutch Indies 1932 "Salvation Army Charity Stamps" (4,4,4) [Photo] Sc(B12,...,B15) [ image credit of Stampworld )

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