Lot 13 | Auction XXXIII



LOT 13


B. Kedah, 1945

Mother and Child, 1984 & Family Relaxing, 1984

Signed and dated “Keng 84” on lower right

Watercolour on paper

27 x 37 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Canada

RM 2,500 – RM 3,500

Born in 1945 in Alor Setar in Kedah, Keng Seng Choo is a Malaysian artist known for his excellent and amazing techniques in the art of batik. His works have been showcased in many private and public galleries both locally and internationally. Having graduated from the prestigious Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore in 1965, Keng Seng Choo’s works primarily focuses around people, still life and objects.

As an artist, Keng has won many awards and accolades. One of his most notable awards include the Silver Medal at the 1970 New York International Art Show. Keng is known for his clean and smooth-like brush aesthetics of strong colours when he expressed his themes. Often, his abstract works tells a story or a narrative, in the case of these art works, a familial value.