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Cheung Pooi Yip

Mother's Love, 1965

Oil on canvas

125 x 85 cm

This work is a poignant creation by the esteemed self-taught Malaysian artist Cheung Pooi Yip, who was active for over six decades until his passing in 2019. Recognized for his mastery in oil and acrylic mediums, Cheung's honest and humble approach permeates his works. Mother's Love captures an intimate moment of a mother adorned in traditional attire tenderly breastfeeding her baby, while another child stands protectively behind her. The simple composition radiates warmth and nurturance, echoing the timeless theme of maternal love.

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