AM E074223

Mangku Mura (1920–1999)

On European cloth [ref reg]

A highly libellous story in 3 parts, on the origins of Islam, inspired by a modern 'Drama gong' performance [ref reg]; presenting one third of a story (for the other two thirds see items 90 (58A) and 91 (58B) [ref LC]; This painting tells a variant of an old story, the 'Sukrasena', made into a scandalous tale of the origins of Islam. [ref RJC 11/2000]

800 by 30 cm

Painted at: Kamasan village

Collection of the Australian Museum

Previously in the Anthony Forge Collection

Depicts: Ramayana

photo: Emma Furno

original institutional site