Hendra Gunawan, 1918-1983,Born in Bandug, West Java. The painting is oil on canvas, signed lower left and gallery stamp verso, 53" by 37 1/2" in a 2" silver frame. Hendra began painting as a child, but began serious study under the artist Wahdi. Frm 1950 to 1957, he taugh art at the Indonesian Academy of Fine Arts in Yogyakarta. IN 1981 he settled in Bali and held a solo exhibition at the Art Centre in Denpasar the following year. Hendra is considered to be one of th ebest and most versatile painters of Indonesia, together with Affandi and S. Sudjojono. His paintings sell for up to $300,000.