Lot 38 | 7 February 2021



LOT 38


B. China, 1906 – 1991


Signed in Chinese and stamped with seal of the artist on lower right

Ink on paper

66 x 76 cm

Private Collection, Singapore

RM 75,000 – RM 180,000

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.