TEW NAI TONG
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.