Painting : Eclipse ( Goddess Ratih ) (I Gusti Ktut Kobot - 1965)

Title : "Eclipse ( Goddess Ratih )"

Artist : I Gusti Ktut Kobot

Year : 1965

Tempera, cain blanc

Dimension 49 x 39 cms

Kobot's painting "Gerhana ( Dewa ratih )" ( Eclipse ( Goddess Ratih )) ( 1965 ) illustrates the symbol of love value eaten by Sang Kala ( waktu ( time )). Kobot is expert in applying the composition to create rhythm in his painting. The colours he uses are smooth colours for the figures in stylized style. Kobot popularized the Pengosekan style well known with the very special decorative style. The characteristic is pastel colours for the figures filling the drawing space, consisting of plants, flowers, animals, birds, and insects.