Lot 82 | 27 November 2022



LOT 82


B. Malaysia, 1930


Signed Teh Siew Joo lower right

Watercolour on paper

54.5 x 75 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 3,000 – 5,000

Teh Siew Joo was born in 1930, in Penang. worked as a cartoon animator for the Shanghai Art and Film Production Studio from 1955 till 1961. He was given the opportunity to be involved in the production of many films, including, the cartoon film ‘A Tadpole Looking for Its Mother’, which garnered the Honourable Prize at the 17th Cannes International Film Festival, France (1964).Teh held his first one-man show in 1976 in Chinese Brush Painting in Ipoh, Malaysia. Subsequently, the artist also participated in various joint exhibitions which include the International Teochew Arts Art Exhibition, (Raffles City, Singapore), the Japan Asian Watercolor Art Exhibition (Osaka, Japan), the Malaysia Confederation Asian Watercolor (Kuala Lumpur), and the Rediscovery, Conservatory of Fine Arts (Penang).