27 October 2002
VU CAO DAM (Vietnam 1908-2000)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Vu cao dam, Venice, 1953' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16 x 13 in. (40 x 32 cm.)
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Inscribed on the upper left area of the work are four Chinese characters that are literally translated as the sun and moon are passing swiftly, a common Chinese proverb to describe the swift passage of time.
The title of the painting should be 'Vence, France'.
Please note that the medium should read 'oil on board'.
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