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Malayan Princess, Java - Tretchikoff Print

Malayan Princess, Java - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 15,000.00
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Tretchikoff's Malayan Princess portrays a captivating blend of cultures and histories. Set against a background of palm leaves, the artwork captures the essence of the Malayan princess whom the artist encountered during his time in Batavia amidst the Japanese occupation. The princess, engaged in efforts to regain official status for her islands, commanded significant authority and respect, which proved instrumental in aiding the artist during challenging times with the Japanese military police.

Beyond her diplomatic role, the princess emerges as an embodiment of cultural fusion and harmony. Tretchikoff's portrayal of the princess not only honours her dignified presence but also pays homage to the complexities of identity and heritage in a rapidly changing world.

Through 'Malayan Princess,' the artist invites viewers to reflect on the interconnectedness of cultures and the potential for mutual understanding and cooperation. The artwork serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of individuals who navigate diverse cultural landscapes, fostering dialogue and unity amidst diversity.


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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