B. Alor Setar, 1925 – 1977
Peeling Coconuts, 1960s
Signed “A.B IBRAHIM” on lower left
Watercolour on paper
37 x 27 cm
Provenance Private Collection, UK
A. B Ibrahim was a self-taught artist and was one of the founding 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.