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Lot 58: RAPHAEL SCOTT AHBENG (B. Sarawak 1939) Bush Delight, 2009

MALAYSIAN MODERN & CONTEMPORARY ART (Edition XXIII)

by KLAS Art Auction

October 23, 2016

2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Description: RAPHAEL SCOTT AHBENG (B. Sarawak 1939) Bush Delight, 2009 Signed, titled and dated “BUSH DELIGHT RSA 2009” on lower right Oil on canvas 61 x 91cm

Condition Report: Signed, titled and dated “BUSH DELIGHT RSA 2009” on lower right

Notes: Nature and landscapes are two things that Raphael Scott AhBeng holds dear to his heart. “Painting is a way of expressing my feelings. I like to paint good things that give viewers a good feeling, and make them think and feel rejuvenated,” said AhBeng. That seems evident in this piece. Surrounded by thick, vivid and generous amounts of colours, Raphael’s abstract perspective on nature and its forests is not only lively, but original and unusual. He decorates the canvas with heavy strokes of his brush, creating an impactful piece that seems to glow, shining bright despite the darkness it is surrounded by. Raphael Scott AhBeng, a Bidayuh, hails from Sarawak and is one of the most prominent Borneo artists. He attended Bath Academy of Art in Britain, where he studied Art and Photography. He won the First Prize for the Sarawak Shell Open Art Competition in 1959, 1982 and 1983 Third Prize in the Natural Malaysia art competition in Kuala Lumpur in 1991.

Provenance: Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

Dimensions: 61 x 91cm

Artist or Maker: RAPHAEL SCOTT AHBENG

Literature: Illustrated on page 13 of “RAPHAEL SCOTT AHBENG” solo exhibition catalogue Published in 2014 by KL Lifestyle Art Space

Medium: Oil on canvas

Date: 2009

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