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UNKNOWN ARTIST, NORTH BALI, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE KORAWA PARTY,
PRATIPEYA AND DUSASANA

LOr. 3390-163

Drawing on Dutch paper, watermark Concordia, countermark VdL

A meeting between two members of the Korawa party, A text in Balinese script in ink bottom left says: ‘’dusasanna’’, by which Dusasana is meant. He is killed by Bima in the Old Javanese Bharatayuddha (XVII: 3). Below the figure on the left is written: ‘’pratipéya’. Pratipéya is also killed by Bima when he fights him (Bharatayuddha XXIX: 2-16). The sashes with the black, grey and white checks worn by both men are characteristic of North Balinese wayang iconography.

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