Untitled (Two Malay Women and a Child)

Born in Fukien, China in 1914, Chuah Thean Teng received his education at the Amoy Art School. Migrated to Malaya in 1932, Chuah has been residing in Penang since 1936. Chuah is known for his adaptation of the traditional batik medium into an accepted form of painting, which in the process elevated the status of batik as a craft to an art medium.

Artist Name
Chuah Thean Teng
Region
Malaysia
Dimension
Image size: 101.5 x 72 cm
Accession No.
P-0305
Material
Batik
Collection of
National Gallery Singapore
Credit Line
Donated by Loke Wan Tho's Collection
Category
Paintings