LOT 74 | Auction XXXV


LOT 74


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.