Lot 28 | 28 March 2021



LOT 28


B. Singapore, 1939 -2005

Village in the Hills, 1970s

Signed “Bak Koi” on lower left

Gouache on paper

60 cm diameter

Private Collection, Singapore

RM 7,000 – RM 15,000

Tay’s paintings are adorned with neutral colours, complemented by complexity and richness both in texture and form, which far surpass those of his earlier paintings. His works embody a dreamlike quality, often blurring the lines between fantasy and reality, emitting a sense of tranquillity, and even timelessness. As portrayed in this gouache on paper piece, there’s a