This photograph shows an example of Ng’s earliest attempts at the three-dimensional artwork. Singapore Girl shows him under the initial influence of classical European sculpture. Ng focuses here on the drapery and the contrapposto of the figure, prior to his subsequent stylised handling of the human figure. Physical dimensions of original: 370 x 160 x 140 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Ng Eng Teng, 1960-1961.