Vietnamese Famous Watercolor Artists

Oil painting by famous Vietnamese artist: NamSon
Oil painting, Landscape, by famous Vietnamese artist: Nam Son

>>> Nam Son (1890-1973)

Nam Son was from Hanoi. He specialized in oils, Indian Ink, watercolor and sanguine. His work has been displayed in the Fine Arts Museum of Vietnam and the Louvre, Paris. He studied at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Paris from 1925 to 1927. In 1931, he won a silver medal at the Fine Arts Exhibition of Colonial Countries in Paris. Nam Son visited Japan in 1942 and painted numerous paintings there. He started to paint in Indian Ink in 1960s. Some of his famous paintings are: Young Girl (1937, medium: sanguine), Landscape (1934, watercolor, private collection), Portrait of an Old Peasant (1926, oil).


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