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Mai Trung Thu's Portrait de Mademoiselle Phuong, Nguyen Phan Chanh's Les Chanteuses de Campagne, Le Van De's Les bords du fleuve Rouge featured at The School of Fine Arts of Hanoi early 1930s; first exposed to the public at the Paris Colonial Exposition 1931.

Mai Trung Thu (Vietnam/France, 1906-1980)
Portrait de Mademoiselle Phuong
signed and dated 'MAI-TRUNG-THU 1930'
oil on canvas
135.5 x 80 cm (53 ¼ x 31 ½ in.)
Painted in 1930

Nguyen Phan Chanh (Vietnam, 1892-1984)
Les Chanteuses de Campagne
signed 'Nguyen Phan Chanh' and dated 1930 (lower left); signed and inscribed with a poem in Chinese and with the seal of the artist (upper left)
oil on canvas
90.5 x 102.5 cm (35½ x 4⅜ in.)
Executed in 1930

Le Van De (Vietnam, 1906–1966)
Les bords du fleuve Rouge (The banks of the Red river)
signed and dated 'LE-VAN-DE 1930' (lower left)
oil on canvas
53.5 x 100.5 cm. (21.1 x 39.6 in.)
Painted in 1930