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Title: Een Kunstreis in de Tropen. Orig. edn.
Description: Zutphen, Thieme, undated. [..], 1925. original cloth, illustrated coloured front boards and spine. 201pp. col. frontisp., 39 plates after watercolours & paintingsby authors, large initials, endpieces after drawings all by Jan Poortenaar, errata on recte of last unnumbered leave, table of contents. Personal impressions during a 2-year voyage through dutch colonial Indonesia, with excellent observations on indonesian fine art as painting and local crafts. Both artists were strongly influenced by their experiences in their expression of painting and drawing. A much underestimated work, reporting on still rather unknown indonesian art expressions. Incl. descriptions of their stay at Yogyakarta, Surakarta, Solo, a report on the Garèbèg Mulud, the chinese population of Indonesia, also the report on the visit to Bali is of importance. Good copy in orig. publ. cloth. (nick to center of spine ad tail, some marginal foxing throughout).

Keywords: fine art travel experience cultural heritage history colonialism java bali borneo sumatra indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 55.00 = appr. US$ 59.78 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 12895