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Sihhanto: A wayang master craftsman

  • Ganug Nugroho Adi


Surakarta | Fri, June 22 2012 | 11:51 am
Sihhanto: A wayang master craftsman

PREMIUM JP/Ganug Nugroho AdiKanjeng Raden Tumenggung Sihhanto Dipuro from the Surakarta Sultanate Palace displayed his wayang beber, a hand-painted scroll depicting legendary figures of eastern Javanese kingdoms, at the Hughes Gallery in Adelaide, Australia, from March to April.

Wayang beber was chosen because the story-telling art is very rare and Sihhanto’s scroll is based on an original sourc...