CHEN WEN HSI
B. China, 1906 – 1991
Signed in Chinese and stamped with seal of the artist on upper right
Ink on paper
65 x 68 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Singapore
RM 60,000 – RM 90,000
In this masterpiece, Chen Wen Hsi portrayed his abstract mastery using ink on paper, but in a muted tone. This flock of heron is portrayed in a flurry, looking for food in the wilderness. Here, a medley of Western and Nanyang influences are discerned, evidence of his flawless technique.