Raden Saleh (1807 or 1811 - April 23, 1880) is one of the best known painters from Indonesia and a pioneer of modern Indonesian art.
He was considered to be the first modern artist from the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), and his paintings corresponded with nineteenth-century romanticism which was popular in Europe at the time. He also expressed his cultural roots and inventiveness in his work.
Raden Saleh, was born into a noble Javanese family. He was grandson of Sayyid Abdullah Bustaman from his mother's side. His father was Sayyid Husen bin Alwi bin Awal bin Yahya, an indonesian of arab descent.
Depicts the arrest of prince Diponegoro at the end of the Javan War Oil painting Penangkapan Diponegoro by Javan romantic painter Raden Saleh (1811-1880). Depicts the arrest of prince Diponegoro at the end of the Javan War (1835-1830).