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Maker: Marto Suwondo
Maker: Ki Kertiwanda
Maker: Ki Bekel Prawirasucitra

Shadow Puppet (Wayang Kulit) of Bagong, from the consecrated set Kyai Nugroho

n.d.

Water buffalo hide, water buffalo horn, pigments, cotton, gold leaf

Object without control rod: 14 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (37.78 x 22.54 cm) Object with control rod: 22 3/4 x 8 7/8 in. (57.79 x 22.54 cm)
The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection
2018.130.1.209
Culture: 
Java, Yogyakarta
Classification: 
Performing Arts - Puppetry
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Commissioned by Prince Tejokusumo of Yogyakarta, son of Sultan Hamengkubuwono VII, ca. 1908-1920. Ir. Suhartoyo, Yogyakarta, mid 20th century; inherited by an heir of Ir. Suhartoyo, Yogyakarta; Dr. Walter Angst, Uberlingen, Germany, 1999.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.