Lot 7 | Auction XXXIV



B. Kelantan, 1934-2018

East Coast Figure Study & East Coast Figure Study IX

Watercolour on paper

9 x 12 cm (2 sketches)

Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

Illustrated on page 269 of the “The Art Journey of Khalil Ibrahim” Retrospective book published by KLAS in 2015.

RM1,500 – RM2,500


Khalil Ibrahim’s masterful skills of watercolour, are styles that move from the almost real to the almost abstract. Khalil’s preference for the human figure has led him to create iconic images of men and women in the East Coast Malaysia fishing villages against stark backgrounds of blues, greens and watercolour landscape of villages.