Lot 81 | Auction XV

LOT 81

(B. Kedah, 1950)

Village Scene, 1980s

Signed on lower left
Mixed media on paper
74 x 54 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
Acquired directly from the artist

SOLD – RM 7,670

The women are donned in traditional clothing are seated together in the midst of nature, perhaps a garden, where they are caught in a moment of peace and quiescence. Lye Yau Fatt’s artworks are always bedecked with rich and earth tones, creating a homey ambiance and mood, where viewers may find peace in. He never fails to evoke a feeling of familiarity and warmth, and security, in a way. His motifs always revolve around the rustics in a rural setting, with intricate designs running along his canvas, discernible if seen closely.