Lot 33 | 5 March 2023



LOT 33


B. Johor, 1941

Together, 1968

Signed Chee Toh in chinese characters on lower right

Gouache on paper

46 x 95 cm

Private Collection, Singapore

RM 10,000 – 22,000

Painter, sculptor and Cultural Medallion recipient Tay Chee Toh has been creating art for almost half a century. Tay’s artistic practices are driven by his consistent quest to challenge himself and to advance fresh forms of artistic expressions. Tay’s artistic prowess is evident in this body of work. Here, the relationship between a couple of lovers is portrayed in a unique juxtaposition of reality and fantasy. The lovers are seen in a loving embrace, staring into each other’s eyes.