Lot 22 | Auction XXIV


LOT 22

B. Terengganu, 1939-2000

Malay Hut, 1965

Signed “M. ZAIN” on lower left

Oil on canvas

Private Collection, Sweden

RM 3,000 – RM 5,000


M. Zain Idris had the greatest admiration for the village life, and he highly cherished it. He was dubbed the “Fisherman’s Artist” by Frank Sullivan, and was known for depicting landscape of the seaside and fishermen villages. Kampungs are the panoramas of the charming scenes of nature. Although it is plain and simple and it is always filled with divine beauty, and artist M. Zain Idris captures it in this piece. All in all, this piece is filled with romanticism and brilliant execution.