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E074177 Painting - Front, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia. Tabing Temple Painting depicting 'Adiparwa - Churning of the Milky Oceans' by Mangku Mura, 1972. Anthony Forge Collection. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Howard Hughes
 
Summary:
E074177 - 25/10/1976, painting, Kamasan, Klungkung District, Bali, Indonesia, Asia, Southeast
Item Name:
painting
Label:
This tabing (temple painting) on European cloth portrays Samudra Manthan (Churning of the Milky Ocean) - one of the most famous episodes in the Puranas and celebrated in a major way every 12 years in the festival known as Kumbha Mela. In 1973 Anthony Forge commissioned the painting from the Kamasan artist Mangku Mura. Size: 149X133cm.
Place:
Kamasan
Region:
Klungkung District
Province/State:
Bali
Country:
Indonesia
Collection Area:
Asia, Southeast
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
25/10/1976
Registration Number:
E074177
Associated Stories:
The Churning of the Milky Ocean: Balinese Paintings E74163 and E74177
The Anthony Forge Collection of Balinese Paintings
Paintings in the Temple
Anthony Forge: Biographical Sketch
Anthony Forge: Research in Bali, Indonesia
Mangku Mura, Balinese Artist
Images
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E074177 Painting - Front, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia. Tabing Temple Painting depicting 'Adiparwa - Churning of the Milky Oceans' by Mangku Mura, 1972. Anthony Forge Collection. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Howard Hughes
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Painting, detail, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia. Tabing Temple Painting depicting 'Adiparwa - Churning of the Milky Oceans' by Mangku Mura, 1972. Anthony Forge Collection. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Howard Hughes
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E074177 Painting - Detail, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia. Tabing Temple Painting depicting 'Adiparwa - Churning of the Milky Oceans' by Mangku Mura, 1972. Anthony Forge Collection. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Howard Hughes
4:
E074177 Painting - Detail, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia. Tabing Temple Painting depicting 'Adiparwa - Churning of the Milky Oceans' by Mangku Mura, 1972. Anthony Forge Collection. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Howard Hughes