Water-colour painting entitled ‘Malay Mother & Child Musician’

This is a water-colour painting of a Malay mother and her child, both playing musical instruments. The mother is playing the 'bonang barung' (gongs) while the child is playing the 'gendang' (Malay drum). These instruments are usually played as part of a Javanese musical ensemble known as the 'gamelan'.

Date/Period
1962
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L:54cm x W:38.8cm
Accession No.
2000-03693
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Paintings