B. Kelantan, 1934 – 2018
Fishing Village Jetty in Kuala Besar, Tumpat, Kelantan, 1984
Signed and dated “Khalil Ibrahim 1984” on lower right
Watercolour on paper
30 x 40 cm
Private Collection Kuala Lumpur
Illustrated on page 96 of the “Art Journey of Khalil Ibrahim” retrospective book published by KLAS in 2015
RM 4,000 – RM 9,000
Khalil Ibrahim, the late prolific artist had produced numerous artworks revolving around the fishing village jetty in Kuala Besar, Tumpat, Kelantan. Each rendition, is vivid and serene, capturing every minute details from the trees, boats to the village — all picturesque.
The late Khalil Ibrahim graduated from the prestigious St. Martin’s School of Art & Design, United Kingdom in 1964. Thereafter, he became a full-time artist and had been for 60 years. He held solo and group exhibitions in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Switzerland, with most of his works centered around figures and were heavily influenced by East Coast fishermen and women.