Lot 12 | Auction XXXIV


LOT 12


B. Melaka, 1955

Embarau, 1996

Signed “Ismail Latiff” on lower right

Acrylic and mixed media on paper

38 x 29 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Singapore

RM2,500 – RM5,000


The ‘Embarau’, is a very regal painting, perhaps due to the usage of gold splashes against the dark background as the focal point. It wouldn’t be unlike the Ismail without the moon in his works. The moon is faintly noticeable almost as if it’s at a distance.