Lot 13: SUN YEE (b. 1919 - d. 2009) MANSION, undated, Oil on canvas laid on board

Est: MYR6,000 - MYR10,000
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April 29, 2018, 1:00 PM SGT
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Description: Sun Yee depicts not a mansion in and of itself, but the road leading to the mansion, with trees obscuring what is no doubt the full magnificence of the facade. Sun Yee studied at the Xinhua Art Academy in Shanghai and the University of Japan in Tokyo before going to France where she studied with noted French modernist, Fernand Leger. Her works have been met with exhibition successes in France and Japan. A competent artist of Chinese brush and oil medium, she had exhibited at the Salon des Beaux Arts in Paris in 1953. Having settled in Singapore since 1954, she established the Singapore Academy of Arts and was an active participant in the emerging Malayan art world. Her first exhibition in Singapore took place in 1954 after which she travelled extensively in Malaya, Thailand and Borneo, studying and painting local landscapes and subjects. In her art and writings, Sun Yee advocated the development of localised visual idiom based in and around local subject matters. In 1963, she held an exhibition in Singapore titled ‘Flowers Of Nanyang’ where the works depicted local and regional botanical species through the medium of Chinese ink.
Dimensions: 58cm x 46cm
Artist or Maker: SUN YEE
Medium: Oil on canvas laid on board
Date: undated
Provenance: Private collection, Penang
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