Lot 79 | 20 February 2022




LOT 79


B. Perak, 1929

From the Plateau of Gunung Tahan, 1995

Signed “Jin Leng 95” on the lower left

Oil on canvas

22.5 x 29 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 15,000 – 30,000

Yeoh Jin Leng belongs to the senior generation of Malaysian artists and therefore is highly regarded among his peers and respected for his work. Born in Ipoh and a graduate of the prestigious Chelsea School of art in London, he is not only a painter but also an academician. Yeoh has taught art at various prestigious schools and institutions while being granted awards such as the 1972 A.M.N. (Ahli Mangku Negara) Malaysian Government Award for Services to Art for his indelible patronage towards Malaysian art. He also sits on the National Gallery’s Board of Trustees.