Collection Number 91
Title Pangeran Diponegoro/Prince Diponegoro
Time 1960 Circa
Time Acquisition 1995
Place Jl. Pemuda, Muntilan, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
Place of Acquisition Tirun’s antique shop, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Name Painter (Place and Year of Birth-Death) Sastradiharjo, called Sastrogambar (Muntilan 1915-1984)
Size 38cm x 50cm
Category (Sub-Category) History
Current Location Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) Permanent Exhibition “Indonesian Glass Paintings: The Collection of O‘ong Maryono and Rosalia Sciortino” Link: tranh-kinh-indonesia-en-us/
Description Prince Diponegoro a leading member of the Javanese aristocracy son of the Jogjakartan Sultan Hamengkubuwono who was born in 1785. The rebel forces laid siege to Yogyakarta, and when it was ended by colonial and European troops in 1825 continued fighting a guerrilla war for five years, which became known as Java War. Eventually Prince Diponegoro was invited to a peace conference, but was betrayed, captured and exiled in Sulawesi where he died in 1855. (Adapted from The painter Sastrogambar is the older brother of Maryono –another well-known painter of glass paintings.