Lot 47 | 5 March 2023



LOT 47


B. Kedah, 1939


Signed “Lee Long Looi” on lower left

Oil on canvas

98.4 x 67.3 cm

Private Collection, Canada

RM 5,000 – 12,000

Done in Lee Long Looi’s usual style of elongating the features of women, imaginative detailing were painted in the background, from the mist-like shadow to the intricate patterns behind the woman. Born in 1942 in Kedah, Malaysia, Lee Long Looi graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore and moved to New York to further his studies at the Art Students League and then at the Pratt Institute. He combines both elements of his Asian heritage and Western techniques in his paintings, and his works are displayed in Citibank, ABC Television, the Gulf Bank of Miami and many more.