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Eastern Fantasy, Java - Tretchikoff Print

Eastern Fantasy, Java - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 15,000.00
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In this Eastern Fantasy artwork set in Java, Tretchikoff intricately weaves together symbols of the fusion between European and native cultures. The painting features the kriss, a traditional Javanese weapon, juxtaposed with a tailored jacket, symbolizing the Western influence. The sarong, a garment widely worn in Southeast Asia, further underscores this cultural blend. Surprisingly, the inclusion of a Bible adds another layer of symbolism, perhaps hinting at the spiritual and colonial aspects of this cultural exchange.

Tretchikoff's skill in creating a floral ecstasy, still impactful in this monochrome representation, highlights his ability to capture the essence of vibrant landscapes and lush environments. 

Moreover, the artwork's muse and lover, Lenka, adds a personal dimension to the piece. Her presence not only serves as inspiration but also infuses the artwork with an intimate and romantic undertone, further enhancing its allure. Overall, Tretchikoff's artwork masterfully combines cultural symbolism, visual contrasts, and personal narrative to create a captivating and evocative composition.


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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