IBRAHIM HUSSEIN, DATUK
B.Kedah, 1936 – 2009
Study for Lovers, 1964
Signed and dated “IB 64” on the middle by the artist
Acrylic ink and collaged paper on paper laid to card
18.7 x 19.7 cm
Provenance Private Collection Singapore
Illustrated in the soon to be published “777, Celebrating 7 Illustrious Years at KLAS” coffee table book published by KLAS in February 2019
RM 28,000 – RM 55,000
Ibrahim Hussein was born in Sungai Limau, Kedah, in 1936. He studied at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore in 1956 and then moved to London, where he continued his studies at the Byam Shaw School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. He travelled to France and Italy after being awarded an Award of Merit scholarship.
Study for Lovers is part of the series of artworks exhibited and sold by Galerie International New York between 1964 and 1967. This work was created with Ibrahim Husseins signature precision and collaged paper. It will soon be published in the “777, Celebrating 7 Illustrious Years at KLAS” coffee table book.