Jan Poortenaar – An Artist in Java and Other Islands of Indonesia

Jan Poortenaar – An Artist in Java and Other Islands of Indonesia

This book was the outcome of the journey made by a Dutch artist couple  through Indonesia – in the 1920’s. Jan Poortenaar travelled extensively in Indonesia with his wife whose performed as a singer/reciter which accompanied by Poortenaar’s piano performance.

They visited Solo,Yogya, Madura, Bali, Sulawesi, Kalimantan and Sumatra, mostly Java. They met the Soesoekan Pakoe Boewono X and the Sultan Hamengkoeboewono VIII. They enjoyed Serimpi dancers and Wayang players…

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