Unassuming, because the village depicted in this painting is a moderately developed spot. The huts have thatched roofs and whitewashed walls. The lush fields afore those homes are cultivated, and the sloping banks leading to the river betray an irrigation system in place. Despite the minimalism of the scenery (note how there are no human or animal figures to be seen), it is a lifelike depiction of an idyllic spot, which is very difficult to achieve with the batik technique.
Such a technique comprises of sectional waxing and dyeing of the canvas, leading to a highly characteristic finish. The same could be spotted in abundance on the dense treetops and the spidery trunks they belong to. Above the clearing is an azure sky, which is reflected in the river flowing in the painting. Should you gaze at it long enough, you could almost hear the sound of the limpid waters coursing through.
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