Lot 73 | Auction XXXVIII




B. Selangor, 1936 – 2013


Signed “NAI TONG” on lower right

Ink on cardboard

18 x 24.5 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 300 – RM 1,200

The artist has an exemplary way of perceiving the simple life, enriching the visualisation of simple things through his profound skills. The simplicity and subsequent sophistication that erupts for his works are a testament to Tew Nai Tong’s affection for his skill and subject matter. This piece captures the freedom and beauty of the human body, and Tew Nai Tong’s skills bring so much life to such a modest sketch. He attended Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts de Paris for 2 years, where he obtained the skills to paint using oil colour, enabling him to establish a solid foundation for his future advancement.