B. Pahang, 1970
Signed and dated “Jansen 94” on lower right
Watercolour on paper
56 x 76 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 4,500 – RM 7,500
Jansen Chow was born in Kuantan, Pahang in 1970. Known as a watercolourist extraordinaire, he is the only Asian artist to be known for his skill and mastery in watercolour, resulting in five Signature Membership Awards with five different associations for watercolouring; one in Canada and four in the US. Chow graduated from Kuala Lumpur College of Art in 1991 and furthered his studies in the Art Students League of New York from 1994 to 1996. This painting depicts an urban neighbourhood with skyscrapers at its background and bustling crowd create distinctive features of the urban landscape.