Lot 37 | Auction XXXVI




LOT 37


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.