Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Auction, 30 September -1 October

Women with Baskets and Fruits by Anita Magsaysay-Ho
By Butterboom Writers  /  September 25, 2017

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Autumn Auction will take place from 30 September to 1 October 2017. More than 200 lots will be on sale featuring debut artworks from Myanmar, Indonesian masterworks from a distinguished private collection as well as masterpieces from artist Raden Saleh, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Le Pho, Cheong Soo Pieng, Romualdo Frederico Locatelli, Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur De Merprès and many others.

For the first time, Sotheby’s will present a series of 12 Burmese paintings from leading artists in the post-World War II to modernists in the 1990s. Works from artists like U Ngwe Gaing, U San Win, U Ba Thet, Min Wae Aung, Moat Thone, San Minn, Min Zaw and Zaw Win Pe are some of the highlights of this series.

Other highlights:

  • Three exceptional pieces by renowned Vietnamese lacquer masters Pham Hau, Nguyen Gia Tri and Maison dex Beaux – Arts de l’Indochine
  • An oil on canvas masterpiece, Fighting Animals, by Raden Syarif Bustaman Saleh
  • Unravelling Beauty: The Island of Bali – a group of paintings from a private Asian collector, each one depicting Bali in all its beauty
  • A 1958 oil on canvas signature work – Women with Baskets and Fruits – by Anita Magsaysay-Ho

For more information about the sales, go to www.sothebys.com

Details:
Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2017: Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art
Date: 30 September 2017 (Evening Sale) and 1 October 2017 (Day Sale)
Venue: Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing), 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

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