Kampong Landscape Ink and colour on paper, framed and glazed Signed Soo Pieng in English and Sibin in Chinese Dated 1964 92.5cm x 43cm (36½in x 17in).
Provenance: private collection, Singapore
鐘泗賓 南洋甘榜 設色紙本 鏡框 一九六四年作
簽名：亖宾 Soo Pieng 64 鈐印：四賓
Cheong Soo Pieng often incorporated Cubism and geometric abstraction into his ink paintings. In 'Kampong Landscape', the vertical lines of the kelong stilts are abstracted into an almost grid-like pattern. The influence of Chinese calligraphy is also evident in his rhythmical lines and washes. See his other similar Nanyang landscapes in Yeo Wei Wei ed. Cheong Soo Pieng: Visions of Southeast Asia, The National Art Gallery, Singapore, 2010, plates 233, 237-238 and 242.
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