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Lot 54

Estimate: 1'400 GBP   |   Starting price: 950 GBP ---
Flamboyant tree in front of Kraton Gate, Jogja
(Schaerbeek, Belgium 1886 – Jakarta 1946)

Flamboyant tree in front of Kraton Gate, Jogja
Oil on wood, 74 x 60 cm

Signed “CL. Dake Jr” on the lower right corner.

Provenance: acquired before 1975.

Carel Lodewijk Dake Jr was born in Schaerbeek, Belgium in 1886. He arrived in Indonesia in 1912. In the next years he travelled in the archipelago and to many other South-east Asian countries. The main subject of his paintings is the Indonesian landscape, and in particular the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat. In 1915 he created the Indonesian diorama for the World Fair in San Francisco, USA.

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