Lacquer painting,Vietnamese painter Pham Hau,auction
A painting titled Paysage Aux Jonques, also known as Thác bờ, by Pham Hau is sold for over US$1 million at French auction.

The painting is titled Paysage Aux Jonques, also known as Thác bờ, and was produced by painter Pham Hau in 1943. It was put up for sale during the "Asian Painters, Major Works" session on June 7.

The session also featured several other works by Vietnamese artists, including Le Pho, Mai Trung Thu, and Vu Cao Dam.

Pham Hau, who lived from 1903 to 1995, was a talented painter who produced a wide range of famous artworks.

 

One piece by the Hanoi-born teacher known as Nine Carps In The Water, called Cửu ngư quần hội in Vietnamese, fetched a record price of over US$1.1 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction back in 2019.

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Most expensive Vietnamese paintings at international auctions

Most expensive Vietnamese paintings at international auctions

Local artworks have left an impressive footprint in the international auction market, with an increasing number of Vietnamese pieces receiving bids at high prices. 

Vietnamese paintings’ attractiveness abroad

Vietnamese paintings’ attractiveness abroad

Recently, at the auctions of some prestigious art auction houses in the world, many works of Vietnamese artists have been sold successfully, even with paintings up to millions of US dollars.