Superb Pair of Original Watercolours By Abu Bakar Ibrahim (1925-1977)
Study of a farmer with his water buffalo ploughing the field, typical of Ibrahim’s work and fisherman bringing a boat in on the shoreline
The frames measure approximately 57.5 x 44cm
A. B. Ibrahim was a self-taught artist and was one of the founder members of Persatuan Pelukis Melayu (Society of Malay Artists, Malaya) that was based in Singapore. His work, “Malacca Gate” is a permanent collection of the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur and at the Kedah State Gallery and the Royal Museum in Alor Setar. Although he was based in Alor Setar, he spent most of his time in Penang where he sold his paintings along Penang Road and Chulia Street.