Lot 304
  • 304

Nguyen Huu Duyet

Estimate
20,000 - 22,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Nguyen Huu Duyet
  • Jeune Fille Cochinchinoise (A Teenage Cochin)
  • SIGNED IN CHINESE WITH THE SEAL OF THE ARTIST LOWER LEFT; SIGNED AGAIN LOWER RIGHT; INSCRIBED SAIGON - PORTRAIT DE MADEMOISELLE PHUONG JEUNE FILLE COCHINCHINOISE ON THE REVERSE
  • PASTEL ON PAPER
  • 31 BY 24 CM.; 12 1/2 BY 9 1/4 IN.
  • EXECUTED CIRCA 1935

Condition

The painting is in good condition, as is the paper, which has neither tears nor holes. There is a minor crease on the upper edge and a faint rub mark on the middle left margin. The colours of the actual painting is less yellow than the catalogue illustration.
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