Lot 003

A.B. Ibrahim
b. Kedah, 1925 - d. 1977

Suasana Kampung, c. late 1960s

signed ‘A.B. IBRAHIM’ (lower left)
watercolour on paper
25 x 35cm

Private collection, Kuala Lumpur.

ESTIMATE RM 1,700 – 3,000
The proximity to nature can be felt in this landscape work executed with poetic sentiments and confident strokes. This work with light and fluid brush strokes is typical of the artist’s style and his favourite subject of kampong vistas.

A.B. Ibrahim held a solo exhibition in Dewan Besar Perniagaan Cina, Ipoh in 1962. Group exhibitions include exhibitions of Persatuan Pelukis Melayu, Singapore (1945-1970), Penang Trade Fair (1948), and 4th Malayan Artists Association Exhibition, British Council, Kuala Lumpur (1958). He was the founder member of Persatuan Pelukis Melayu, Malaya based in Singapore.