Archive, Fine Art, Southeast Asian Art

Le Pho's La Promenade (The Walk) and the work detail illustrates a man riding on a buffalo in the background

Le Pho (Vietnam/France, 1907-2001)
La promenade (The Walk)
signed in Chinese and signed again ‘Le pho’ (lower left); titled and numbered ‘La promenade No 194’ (on the reverse); gallery label affixed (on the reverse)
mixed media on silk laid on board
45 x 26 cm. (17 3⁄4 x 10 1⁄4 in.)
Painted circa 1950

Galerie Romanet, Paris
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in the 1950s
Private collection, Europe
Christie’s Hong Kong, 24 November 2019, lot 137
Private collection, Asia (acquired at the above sale by the present owner)

HKD 200,000–300,000
USD 26,000–39,000

On display at Christie's Singapore, 29 October 2023
On view and auction sale at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 November 2023