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    Sale 2106

    SOUTHEAST ASIAN & 20TH CENTURY INDIAN PICTURES

    28 April 2002, Hong Kong

  • Lot 37

    NGUYEN VAN MINH (b. Vietnam 1930)

    Three graces in the garden

    Price Realised  

    NGUYEN VAN MINH (b. Vietnam 1930)
    Three graces in the garden
    signed 'Ny Vn Minh' (lower right)
    lacquer on board
    39 x 24 in. (100 x 60 cm.)
    The work was executed circa 1970.


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    Nguyen Van Minh is the name of the artist - Le Tam who graduated from the Indochina Fine Art School from the class 1959-1962. He is known to be the designer for some of the rooms in the Presidential Palace in Saigon during the 60s.

    Provenance

    Presidential Collection of Nguyen Van-Thieu, South Vietnam.

    Private property of a Franco-Vietnamese collector, Paris. This work belonged to the same owner of the Battle of Lang Bac by Nguyen Thanh Le (Christie's Singapore, 18 May 1998, lot 126.) which was sold for a record price of S$63,259.