Lot 42 | Auction XXXVIII



Lot 42


B. China, 1913 – 1988

Nude Sketch, Amsterdam, 1948

Signed and dated “M Fong 48” on upper right with artist’s seal on lower right

Pastel on paper

63 x 48 cm

Provenance Private Collection Singapore
Formerly in the Private Collection of a Distinguished Collector in Jakarta, Indonesia

RM 18,000 – RM 30,000

This particular work was birthed in Amsterdam by Chinese-Indonesian artist, Lee Man Fong. The artist goes beyond expressing ideals of the female form to regarding beauty through Lee’s eyes. This enigmatic pastel on paper emits an air of enigma and intrigue. One can’t help but wonder Lee’s perspective for this work.