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Singapore River. 1962. Watercolour on paper. 33 x 43 cm.

The Pink Rose. c.1955-1960. Pastel on paper. 46 x 30.5 cm.

(Not titled - Pulau Saigon with a view of Supreme Court). 1971. Watercolour on paper. 36 x 48 cm.

A view of the exhibition at National Gallery Singapore.

Boats by the Waterfront. 1965. Watercolour on paper. 71.5 x 25 cm.

Remembering A Watercolour Maestro

Lim Cheng Hoe was the most gifted watercolourist of his generation, as a new exhibition at National Gallery Singapore proves
Aug 10, 2018 5:50 AM

WATERCOLOUR IS ONE of the hardest mediums to master. It is fluid and transparent. It flows in all directions and bleeds into other colours. It soaks into the fibres of paper quickly, making it difficult to blot out any mistake.

Despite these challenges, Lim Cheng Hoe (1912 - 1979) became

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