Photo by The Princeton Photographer

B053 Ritual: for appeasing the demons of the sea and ending a 3-year drought (mecaru melabuh gentuh).

Ida Bagus Made Bala, active 1937 - 1942, 89 works

Painted in Batuan - Dated 21 Feb 1939

WATER; MAGIC; MOUNTAIN; BULL; CRAB; WORK; INDIAN SKY
Many sea monsters swallow cattle that men in background lower into the sea. One palm tree on either side at top. Five mountains across top.
ink on paper