Lot 50 | Auction XXXVIII



Lot 50


B. Johor, 1941

Two Sisters, 1968

Signed “Chee Toh” in chinese characters with a seal on lower right

Ink and gouache on paper

95 x 46 cm

Provenance Private Collection, USA

RM 15,000 – RM 25,000

Painter, sculptor and Cultural Medallion recipient Tay Chee Toh has been creating art for almost half a century. Tay’s artistic practices is driven by his consistent quest to challenge himself and to advance fresh forms of artistic expressions. Tay’s artistic prowess is evident in this body of work. In this work, the relationship between two sisters is portrayed in a unique juxtaposition of reality and fantasy. The si ters are seen huddled up, hands embracing each other – a sign of their close relationship.