Images of a Java that isn’t coming back. Romantic school. Raden Saleh, artist. Living from 1811 to 1880, he was of Arab and Javanese descent. Worked in Europe for a few decades but mostly painted in Java.

"Javanese Landscape, with Tigers Listening to the Sound of a Travelling Group." 1849.
“Javanese Landscape, with Tigers Listening to the Sound of a Travelling Group.” 1849. Oil on canvas. Sold by Christie’s in 2010. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raden_Saleh_-_Javanese_Landscape,_with_Tigers_Listening_to_the_Sound_of_a_Travelling_Group.jpg
"Javanese Temple in Ruins." 1860.
“Javanese Temple in Ruins.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raden_Saleh_-_Javanese_Temple_in_Ruins_-_1985.66.328,263_-_Smithsonian_American_Art_Museum.jpg
"Forest and Native House." 1860. Oil on canvas.
“Forest and Native House.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forest_and_Native_House_by_Raden_Saleh.jpg
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