Lot 75 | Auction XXXVIIII



LOT 75


B. China, 1906 – 1991

Three Koi Fish

Signed in Chinese and stamped with seal of the artist on upper left

Ink on paper

33 x 43 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Singapore

RM 18,000 – RM 30,000

Soft in sight with graceful subtlety, Chen Wen Hsi brings forth his depiction of what seems to be Japanese carps sauntering through its natural habitat, enclosed by foliage, as depicted in the foreground. Using Chinese ink and watercolour on paper for this masterpiece, the artist illustrated his Nanyang-style forte with immaculate brushstrokes.