B. India, 1940 – 2015
Mother and Child, 1975
Signed and dated “M. Sivanesan 75” on lower left
Oil on canvas
91 x 71 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Canada
RM 8,000 – RM 15,000
M. Sivanesan was born in 1940 in Madras (now known as Chennai). He pursued art and graduated from the Madras Government College of Arts and Crafts in 1956. In 1962, he won an award at International Inter Church, New York. He has exhibited widely in India and around the world, including Bangkok (1976), Los Angeles (1977), Ottawa (1978), New York and Washington DC (1979). Sivanesan works mainly with figurative compositions, his fascination towards human subjects evident in his paintings. This oil on canvas piece features the silhouette of a mother and child with neutral tones throughout the work.