Ida Bagus Nyoman Rai (1915–2000)

From Banjar Anggar Kasih, Sanur, family are from Geria Telaga. Bakker says born in 1910, other sources 1915, in 1996 interview with AV he said he was around 70, but seemed much older (and was very deaf). Began painting in 1930s, Japanese bought some of his works in 1940s.

Most accounts have Rai born in 1915, although Bakker puts it closer to 1910. He was a fisherman before he became an artist, and self taught according to Donald Friend.  Ida Bagus Pugug, who became Ida Padanda Ketewel at Geria Ketewel, is his nephew (Pedanda Gede says adopted son).  

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Donald Friend (6 Feb 1915–16 Aug 1989)
Theo Meier (31 Mar 1908–19 Jun 1982)
Nephew: Ida Made Pugug (1919–2006)