This self-portrait (top-photo) clearly shows Western influence. Setting and background are western style, but his features and darker complexion show Javenese descend
He was the son of Sayid Hoesein ben Alwi and Mas Adjeng Zarip Hoesein
Born in Semarang, but his birth date is unknown, probably 1811.
He died in Bogor on 24 April 1880.
Married ? Winkelman in 1864.
Divorced in 1867 remarried Raden Aju Danoediredjoe.
Both marriages remained childless. In his second marriage he had a stepchild