The Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Sale showcases an exceptional selection of masterworks by the leading artists of the region. Highlights from the sale include fresh to market paintings that were acquired or commissioned by close friends of the artist such as Balinese Women in the Garden by Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres and Hendra Gunawan’s Topeng Monyet. A powerful work with exceptional provenance Washing of the Feet by Anita Magsaysay-Ho is a singular masterpiece by the leading female voice of the Thirteen Moderns in the Philippines. Executed in 1959, the work was composed as a gift to Vice President Emmanuel Palaez and is the only composition by the artist of this iconic subject matter. Other masterpieces by leading female voices from Southeast Asia include a truly rare Femme Nue (Nude) by Georgette Chen, as well as an award-wining piece, The Flying Balloon, by Christine Ay Tjoe. The highly curated sale offers collectors a rare opportunity to acquire exemplary works that showcase the different abstract and figurative movements that flourished in in Southeast Asia.