Lot #030

Nena Saguil

signed and dated 1978 (lower right)
watercolor on paper
18” x 24” (46 cm x 61 cm)
Starting Bid : Php 140,000
HP + BP : Php 163,520
Nena Saguil’s stylistic leanings have changed over the course of her career. Initially a figurative painter, Saguil’s predilections had veered toward the abstract later in her career when she moved to Paris. It was here that she had concocted her signature brew of orbs and swirls, creating the magical cosmic scenery that is both enchanting, and welcoming.
This watercolor work is from 1978, four years after she was chosen as one of the 12 Outstanding Overseas Filipinos for her endeavors abroad.