The estate of Mai-Thu

  • , La Source, 1966
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated lower right
    Dated, titled and monogrammed on the back
    In the original artist's frame
    95,3 x 72,4 x 2,8 cm
    37 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 1 1/8 in (framed)
  • L'Orage, 1958
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated lower left
    83 x 65,5 x 3,4 cm
    32 5/8 x 25 3/4 x 1 3/8 in (framed)
  • Autoportrait à la cigarette, 1927
    Oil on masonite
    Monogrammed and dated lower right
    35 x 27 cm
    13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in (framed)
  • Enfant endormi, 1954
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated lower left
    16 x 22 cm (unframed)
    6 1/4 x 8 5/8 in (unframed)
  • Petite Fille en costume de fête , 1970
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated lower left.
    In the original artist's frame
    39 x 28 cm
    15 3/8 x 11 1/8 in (framed)
  • Costumes de fête, 1963
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated upper right
    In the original artist's frame
    91 x 41 cm
    35 7/8 x 16 1/8 in (framed)
  • Portrait de famille, 1971
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated lower right, monogrammed, titled and dated on the back
    In the original artist's frame
    88 x 69 cm
    34 5/8 x 27 1/8 in (framed)
  • Musicienne à la guitare, 1972
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated upper left.
    In the original artist's frame
    49,5 x 29,5 x 3,5 cm
    19 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 1 3/8 in (framed)
  • Musicienne à la viole, 1972
    Ink and colors on silk
    Signed and dated upper left
    In the original artist's frame
    46 x 29,5 x 3,5 cm
    18 1/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 3/8 in (framed)

Vietnamese painter Mai Trung Thu (Kiến An, November 10, 1906 - Clichy, October 10, 1980) has been known since the late 1950s for his paintings on silk. These works have been widely reproduced and have contributed aknowledging traditional Vietnamese life during times of peace and upheaval of the Vietnam War. An amateur filmmaker and photographer, he was also a musician who expressed this passion throughout all periods of his painting.


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