Lot 76 | 8 November 2020



LOT 76


B. Penang, 1924

Market Scene, 1963

Signed and dated “Zakariah Noor, 63” on lower left

Acrylic on canvas

60.5 x 50.5 cm

Private Collection, Canada

RM 3,000 – RM 5,000

Born in Kampung Batu in Rembau, Negeri Sembilan in 1946 (online info and excel info doesn’t match), Dr Zakaria is very actively involved in the development of Malaysian arts and culture where he is known for his paintings while he is also a very respective writer in literature and poems. He obtained his Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. After that, he continued at the Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where he completed his Masters degree. He then further enhanced his academic qualifications when he completed his Masters in Art History at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico. Dr Zakaria then completed his PhD in 1991 at Harvard University.