Lot 45 | 27 November 2022



LOT 45


B. Kelantan, 1934 – 2018

East Coast Series, 2004

Signed and dated Khalil Ibrahim 004 on lower right. This masterpiece is the largest East Coast Series artwork produced by the artist

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 166 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 150,000 – 280,000

A familiar theme, the East Coast. Obtaining inspiration from his upbringing in Kelantan, this piece features a group of village folk clad in vibrant sarongs. Khalil utilises his skill in and complete study of the human figures to bring out movement while simultaneously using bold and contrasting colours to bring about richness to this piece. Khalil Ibrahim was born in 1934 in Kelantan. He graduated from the prestigious St. Martin’s School of Art & Design, United Kingdom in 1964. He has held solo and group exhibitions in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Switzerland, with most of his works centre around figures and are heavily influenced by East Coast fishermen and women.