B. India, 1943
Waiting for Lover in the Kebaya Labuh Songket (I), 2011
Signed and dated on lower left
Oil on canvas
31 x 31 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 5,000 – RM 7,000
Born in 1943 in India, Syed Thajudeen spent his life in Penang, Malaysia, before pursuing an art education at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Madras, India. He graduated with a post diploma in Fine Arts in 1974 and later returned to Malaysia to be a lecturer in Fine Arts at Institut Teknologi MARA. Syed Thajudeen is well-known for his large-scale mural paintings of epic proportions set in period landscapes. Syed Thajudeen has exhibited around the world, with countries including the United States, Belgium, United Kingdom, and China. He also has 10 solo exhibitions under his belt.