18 décembre 2022

A success for the first Vietnamese sale at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris

PARIS.- Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr held its first successful sale in Paris dedicated to Vietnamese Modernity under the direction of specialist Joan Yip (Wednesday 14 December). The 67-lot sale achieved a total of €413,188 with more than 75% of lots sold, many of them well above their estimates.A blend of Vietnamese and French traditions, the paintings in this sale explored not only the golden age of Vietnamese art (1930-1945) but also the pre-war and post-war period. Trained mostly at the prestigious Indochina School of... [Lire la suite]

17 novembre 2022

New Vietnamese Art sale debuts at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris

Paris – In Paris on 14 December Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr is presenting, for the first time, a sale entitled La Modernité Vietnamienne under the direction of Joan Yip. Blending Vietnamese and French traditions, the sale explore not only the Golden Age of Vietnamese art (1930-1945) but also the earlier and post-war period with paintings by Vietnamese artists such as Lê Phổ, Nguyễn Phan Chánh, Hoàng Tích Chù, Diệp Minh Châu, and French artists who have lived in Vietnam such as Henri Mège or... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2019

Millon auction house to hold the first art auction featuring only Vietnamese fine art

PARIS.- Following the success of their record breaking Asian art auction in June, Millon auction house will host their next auction Arts Du Vietnam this fall at the Hotel Drouot. Spearheaded by expert and Asian art specialist, Jean Gauchet, this is the first art auction featuring only Vietnamese fine art. Under Gauchet’s procuration, the sale boasts an impressive display of artistic traditions pre and post revolution. Highlighting ancient and modern works of art, the auction showcases over 200 rare artworks from... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2012

"Du Fleuve Rouge au Mékong, visions du Vietnam" @ Musée Cernuschi

MAI Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Deux jeunes filles. Couleurs sur soie, 68,5 x 48,5 cm, 1942. Collection particulière © Christian Murtin A la suite des premiers explorateurs français qui avaient parcouru les contrées du sud-est asiatique, comme Francis Garnier (1864), des voyageurs et des peintres français s’aventurèrent à partir de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle dans les toutes jeunes colonies françaises. Ils en rapportèrent des aquarelles et des peintures, saisissant avec un regard juste des lieux... [Lire la suite]