MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)
A Landmark Collection of Vietnamese Art : THE JEAN-MARC LEFÈVRE COLLECTION
MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

La cueillette (Picking Fruit)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)
La cueillette (Picking Fruit)
signed and dated ‘MAI THU 1941’ (lower right)
ink and gouache on silk
41.2 x 22.5 cm. (16 1/4 x 8 7/8 in.)
Painted in 1941
one seal of the artist
Private Collection, France
Collection of Jean-Marc Lefèvre, Paris, France

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Dexter How (陶啟勇)

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Lot Essay

"This very beautiful woman picks fruit as if caressing them: Mai Thu, a vivifying soul. A refined work where beauty is of shocking simplicity. The tones of the gouache, imbued with discretion."

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