Oil On Canvas Painting "Still Life" By Dullah
Indonesia's "King of Realist Art", Dullah, who died of a stroke on Jan 1, 1996, enjoyed the honor of being a palace artist between 1950 and 1960, when Indonesia was under its first president, Sukarno, aka Bung Karno.
Born in Solo, Central Java in 1919, Dullah was a guerilla fighter, who fought alongside Adam Malik against the Dutch colonial rulers and the Japanese occupational forces.
Dullah, left behind a very valuable legacy for Indonesia's fine art world, the Dullah Museum, where his great works are kept.
A painting of Dullah's sold in the most recent Borobudur in Singapore Auction (22/11/15) for $4270
Dimension: 60 x 50cm
Weight: Approximately 3kg