CHEN WEN HSI

Born 1906 in Baigong, Caozhu, China; died 1992 in Singapore. He was a student of the Hsin Hwa Art Academy in Shanghai. Leaving China in 1947 he travelled through Vietnam, Thailand, and Malaysia before arriving and settling in Singapore in 1948. He taught at the Chinese High School, Singapore (1949-1968) and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore (1951-1959). He was conferred the Public Service Star and an honorary doctorate from the National University of Singapore.

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Chen Wen Hsi

Lotus Root, Chilli, Cabbage and Water Chestnut
1965
Ink and pigments on paper
44 x 36 cm w



S$3,500