B. Kelantan, 1975
Grandfather Trishaw, 2015
Signed and dated “M. Sukri Derahman, 2015” on lower right
117 x 117 cm
Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 3,000 – 6,000
An art teacher, M. Sukri Derahman was a protege of the late Ismail Mat Hussin, where he learned batik from Sukri batik paintings. He has exhibited in City Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur in the group exhibition Lambaian Kelantan in 2015, and the Gelora Timur Exhibition in Dita Colour Gallery, Kuala Lumpur in 2016. A slice-of- life scene of a busy street, where a grandfather trishaw hosts two passengers, and ladies exchange the village gossip. Meanwhile, sellers are seated on the roadside, peddling their harvest and merchandise.