Lot 16 | Auction XXXVII



LOT 16


B. Perak, 1911

Untitled I & II, 1953

Signed and dated on lower left

Watercolour on paper

37 x 52 cm x 2 pieces

Provenance Private Collection, Canada

RM 1,500 – RM 2,800


Zhong Pai Mu studied at Xin Hua Art Academy in Shanghai, before heading to Nanjing to learn from master Xu Bei Hong who returned to China at that time. He then graduated from the art academy at Central University. Upon graduation, Zhong returned to Ipoh. Later, he was invited by Kuo Ju Ping to teach oil painting in Penang. He then moved to Singapore and taught western art at NAFA for a few years before migrating to Hong Kong. During his time in Singapore, he had also guided painter Fung Yow Chork.