A Scene in the Wendit River Bath – Salm (c.1865)

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Titled “MALAY ARCHIPELAGO – De Badplaats Wenditt Afdeling Malang (Residentie Passarouan)”

Rare chromolithograph of a scene of resident in the Wendit river bath in Malang, around Passarouan (Pasuruan) regency in East Java, Indonesia. This lithograph was after an oil-painting by Abraham Salm, a Dutch painter who lived and worked in Indonesia for twenty-nine years.

SALM, Abraham ( Amsterdam 1801 ~ Amsterdam 1876 ) was born in Amsterdam on 29 October 1801, he lived and worked there until 1837 when he went to Indonesia. He established himself first as a merchant in Surabaya, but afterwards became the owner of a tobacco plantation in Malang. He did little actual painting in Indonesia but worked up his drawings into oils in the Netherlands. His paintings of Indonesian views are all at the Colonial Exhibition Amsterdam in 1883.

Very good condition

Measures: 510 mm x 420 mm (incl.passepartout)

Purchase Code: BG-13455-3