Exceptional Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art to Captivate Collectors this Fall

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HONG KONG.- Christie’s announces its Spring sale of Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art will take place on 29 November at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The sale brings together a comprehensive selection of modern and contemporary masterpieces from the region’s most sought-after artists, with works spanning the history and geography of the Southeast Asian region. This sale will feature over 120 lots with a pre-sale estimate of HK$27 million/US$3.5 million. This season, Christie’s presents collectors with the exciting opportunity to acquire two exceedingly rare and desirable works from prominent masters of the late 19th and early 20th century who both profoundly influenced the hallmarks of Southeast Asian art as we know it today: Raden Sjarief Bustaman Saleh, (circa 1810 – 1880) known as the Delacroix of the East and hailed as the father of modern Indonesian painting, and