B146 Ritual: bringing the sekah, temporary receptacle for a dead soul, to the sea to send it away.

Ida Bagus Made Jatasura (1914–1948)

Date painted: 1937-09-17

WOMAN BEARING; TEMPLE; EXTERIOR; GREY-FILL; STEPS; CREMATION; PROCESSION; WATER; FISHING BOAT; NUDE; SNAXE; TIPPED-UP

Sending ashes out to sea: great central walled temple, procession walking round it carrying sedan chairs with ashes; women in kneeling line before temple; R: canoe.

ink on paper

Previously in the Bateson and Mead Collection

Private Collection Los Angeles