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Lot 090

SIEW HOCK MENG
b. Johor, 1942

SEATED BALINESE MAN, 1991

Signed and dated '1991 Meng' (lower left)
Pastel on paper
62cm x 47cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Singapore.


ESTIMATE  RM 13,000 - 15,000

PRICE REALISED RM 14,560


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Born in 1942, Siew Hock Meng pursued his artistic study at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts at the age of 16 but left a year afterwards. Siew Hock Meng then focused his efforts to paint portraits and landscapes with watercolours and pastels. In early 1980s, his works started to gain good appreciation from Taiwan, especially since he held four of his solo exhibitions there. He also traveled back and forth to Bali to gain new inspirations. Among the awards received are National Day Medal for Fine Arts, Singapore in 1977, Visual Arts Creation Award from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Association, Singapore in 1981, 1983.