Lot 5 | Auction XXXIII




B. Kelantan, 1934 – 2018

Nude Sketch, 1990’s

Nude Figure Study from Khalil Ibrahim sketchbook Sketched on hard back cover of sketchbook

Pen on paper

28 x 20 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 900 – RM 2,200


A sketch composition from one of Malaysia’s most prominent artists here belongs to the renowned Khalil Ibrahim. The pen on paper drawing is the artist’s unfinished artwork of nudes in the 1990s. The following sketches depict his progress in his works during the time of his fascination with figures. Just from the sketch alone, the artist’s attention to line and detail is apparent in his efforts to perfect his sketches.