B549.1 Story: Sang Aji Darma when he discovers the Snake Princess making love with the Commoner Snake, Sang Gele Deles.

Ida Bagus Nyoman Ceta (1912–)

Date painted: 1938-03-14

PLAIN-FILL; SNAKE; FORBIDDEN; STATUS; SEX; WAYANG; NOBLE; CONFLICT

A godlike hero with a curved, forked implement in his right hand advances on two entwined snakes, one with headdress.

ink on paper

Previously in the Bateson and Mead Collection

Depicts: Tantri

Private Collection Los Angeles