Lot 011

Khalil Ibrahim
b. Kelantan, 1934 - d. Selangor, 2018

Untitled, 1998

signed and dated (lower right)
oil on board; oil on board; oil on canvas
13 x 13cm; 13 x 17cm; 19 x 26cm (set of 3)

Private collection, Selangor

ESTIMATE RM 18,000 – 32,000
One of the three sets on offer here features a pure landscape of the East Coast featuring a group of fishermen working on daily basis while the other two offers a green landscape of a magnificent view of a kampung.

Khalil Ibrahim graduated with a National Diploma of Design in Fine Arts at the prestigious St. Martin’s School of Art and Design in London in 1964 (post-graduate in 1965). He turned into a full-time artist in 1966. Khalil was co-founder of the Malaysian Watercolour Society and had his first double solo of London works and Malaysian batiks at Samat Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur in 1970. That year, he also had a solo exhibition in Indonesia, the first Malaysian to have done so. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Switzerland and his works have been collected by the National Museum in Singapore, Fukuoka Museum of Art in Japan, New South Wales Museum of Art in Sydney, Royal National Art Gallery of Jordan, and National Art Gallery Malaysia.