Nicolaas Pieneman’s painting, “The Arrest of Diepo Negoro by Lieutenant-General De Kock,” (ca. 1830-1835, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) depicts the colonial Dutch view of Indonesians peacefully submitting to the victorious Netherlands. Prince Diepo Negoro, a Javanese leader in the war, and his followers bow in submission to the officers from the Netherlands while the Dutch flag flies above.

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