B. Kelantan, 1938
Playing Gasing, 1999
Signed and dated “zallie, 1999” on lower left
Acrylic on canvas
84 x 122 cm
Private Collection Kuala Lumpur
RM 3,500 – 5,500
This work, entitled ‘Playing Gasing, 1999’ meticulously portrays a man bent and huddled over the ground, in the midst of playing with a gasing, the traditional way. There’s something endearing about this painting, bringing viewers back to bygone times, a rarity these days.