A lacquer painting - Hoang hon tren vinh Ha Long (or Golden Sunset Over Ha Long Bay) created by Pham Hau from 1938 to 1945 - was sold for the highest price at 1.2 million USD.

Another lacquer painting called Choi dan nguyet (or Lady Playing a Nguyet Cam) by Mai Trung Thu in 1943 fetched a price of 1 million USD.

Eleven out of a total of 12 paintings on offer by Vu Cao Dam, Le Pho, and Bui Xuan Phai also changed hands at the auction./.

 

Source: VNA

Vietnamese paintings at international auctions reach milestones

Vietnamese paintings at international auctions reach milestones

Vietnamese paintings, especially the artworks created by those who studied from the Indochina Fine Arts College, have attracted the attention of the world’s art collectors.