Image: Balinese Painting - Puputan: E94626

Balinese Painting - Puputan: E94626

Painting Puputan Klungkung by Mangku Muriati from Kamasan, Bali, Indonesia. 

Emma Furno and Thomas Luscombe
© Australian Museum


This painting of 2011 depicts the attack on Klungkung by companies of Dutch soldiers culminating in the massacre of the royal family at the palace (puri), the current site of the Kerta Gosa, in 1908. The painting is divided into ten scenes over four rows and moves chronologically from left to right beginning in the bottom left hand corner and finishing in the top right. 198x156cm.

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