Collection Number 101
Title Lia dan O’ong/Lia and O’ong
Time 1998
Time Acquisition 1999
Place Painter’s home: Jl. Pemuda 19, Muntilan, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
Place of Acquisition Studio Mendut, Central Java, Indonesia
Name Painter (Place and Year of Birth-Death)
Maryono (Muntilan 1938-2012)
Size 61cm x 42cm
Current Location Bangkok, Thailand (Home)
Description This glass painting was a present by artist and friend Butet Kartarejasa. He conceptualized the painting and asked the painter to produce it. The painting portrays the late O’ong Maryono, who was a famous pencak silat master, practicing pencak silat and his wife Lia Sciortino holding a text with ‘jurus’ indications on the movements to follow like in the old times.

It is common for people to commission glass paintings with specific images as presents or decorations

The painter Maryono (NO relations to O’ong Maryono) is the younger brother of Sastrogambar –another well-known painter of glass paintings.