Current page: I Gusti Nyoman Lempad (~1862 – 1978)

I Gusti Nyoman Lempad (~1862 – 1978)

PhotoLempad

I Gusti Nyoman Lempad

I Gusti Nyoman Lempad was born in Bedulu around 1862. He was already married when the Krakatoa erupted in 1883. He is a multi-talented artist, first of all, known as an undagi (architect), a sculptor and later as a painter. His style was derived from the lontar drawing tradition. His line drawings depicts the Balinese folklore (such as, Pan and Men Brayut), legends and mythology.

His line drawings are in the collection of Puri Lukisan Museum, Neka Museum, Art Center Denpasar, Tropen Museum (Amsterdam), Rijkmuseum voor Volkenkunde (Leiden), Museum fur Volkenkunde (Basel, Germany)

line-short

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Selected Works

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Funeral Ceremony (c. 1930s),
Ink wash with gouache and gold

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Calon Arang (c. 1950s),
Ink wash with gouache and gold highlights