Lot 45 | Auction XIV

LOT 45

(B. Terengganu, 1939-2000)

Penarik Beach, Terengganu, 1996

Signed and dated “M.ZAIN 96” on lower right
Oil on canvas
39.5 x 49.6 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

SOLD – RM 5,040

M. Zain Idris had the greatest admiration for the village life, and he highly cherished it. He was dubbed the “Fisherman’s Artist” by Frank Sullivan, and was known for depicting landscape of the seaside and fishermen villages. Kampungs are the panoramas of the charming scenes of nature. Although it is plain and simple and it is always filled with divine beauty, and artist M. Zain Idris captures it in this piece. All in all, this piece is filled with romanticism and brilliant execution.