ZHONG PAI MU
B. Perak, 1911
Penang Chinese Temple, 1930’s / Untitled / Untiltled / Untitled
Watercolour on paper
29 x 35 cm / 18 x 27 cm / 26 x 33 cm / 23 x 26 cm
Private Collection, Canada
RM 900 – 1,800
Zhong Pai Mu studied at Xin Hua Art Academy in Shanghai, before heading to Nanjing to learn from master Xu Bei Hong who returned to China at that time. He then graduated from the art academy at Central University. Upon graduation, Zhong returned to Ipoh. Later, he was invited by Kuo Ju Ping to teach oil painting in Penang. He then moved to Singa- pore and taught western art at NAFA for a few years before migrating to Hong Kong. During his time in Singapore, he had also guided painter Fung Yow Chork.