Lot 33 | Auction XXXIV


LOT 33


B. Alor Setar, 1925 – 1977


Signed “A.B Ibrahim” on lower left

Watercolour on paper

27 x 37 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Canada



A. B.Ibrahim was a self-taught artist and was one of the founder members of Persatuan Pelukis Melayu (Society of Malay Artists, Malaya) that was based in Singapore. His work, “Malacca Gate” is a permanent collection of the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur and at the Kedah State Gallery and the Royal Museum in Alor Setar. Although he was based in Alor Setar, he spent most of his time in Penang where he sold his paintings along Penang Road and Chulia Street.