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MAI THU (1906 - 1980), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAI THU (1906 - 1980), Painter, watercolourist

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1937.

Born 1906, in Hanoi; died 1980.

Painter, watercolourist. Figures, scenes with figures.

[not available online]A childhood friend and fellow student of Le Pho at the school of fine arts in Hanoi, Mai Thu graduated in 1930 then taught drawing in Hue. As was often the case with his contemporaries, Mai Thu attempted to reconcile his sino-vietnamese background

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