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    Sale 14160

    FIRST OPEN | Shanghai

    22 October 2016, Shanghai

  • Lot 136


    Repose in the Garden of Delight

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    Repose in the Garden of Delight
    signed and dated ‘ng.Trung 2012’ (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    100 x 130 cm. (39 3/8 x 51 11/8 in.)
    Painted in 2012

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    As one of the most well-regarded contemporary painters of Vietnam, Nguyen Trung painted in his early days abstract compositions that balances the rationalism of European art and the philosophical nature of Oriental art, before moving towards painting his iconic works of ladies in the garden. 

    The artist's mature body of works spans more than 30 years. The present work, highly romantic and meditative in nature, advances the tradition of romanticism in Vietnamese art, beginning from the esteemed generation of Le Pho and Mai Trung Thu,  and continuing on with Nguyen Trung. 

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    Private Collection, Asia


    Shanghai Southest Asian Art Exchange Centre, Shanghai, China, Southest Asian Art Rising:8 Contemporary SEA Artistes Exhibition, 10 May-10 June 2014