Le Pho, Vietnamese, 1907 to 2001, a Post Impressionist untitled oil on canvas painting depicting a bouquet of flowers in a jug. Signed by the artist on the llower left. Housed in a richly decorated gilt wood and gesso frame. One of a kind artwork. Note: Le Pho was a Vietnamese painter who spent most of his career in France. He first studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Hanoi for five years from 1925 to 1930, and then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris during the following two years. In 1933 on his return to Hanoi he was appointed professor in the Hanoi Ecole des Beaux-Arts, a post which he held from 1933 to 1936. While studying in Paris he had the good fortune of being a student of Victor Tardieu who during his art student days had been a friend and companion of Matisse. Le Pho s professorship in Hanoi came to an end when he was sent back to Paris in 1937 as a delegate to the International Exposition in Paris and served also as a member of the jury of his Exposition. Since that time, Le Pho has remained a resident of Paris. His first one-man show there in 1938 was the first step toward his subsequent active and important painting career in Europe. In resent years he has had numerous one-man shows in Paris, Nice, Lyon, Strasbourg, Nantes, Rouen, Brest, Algiers, Casablanca, Brussels, Caracas and Buenos Aires, as well as in New York and San Francisco. Also he has served as artistic advisor to the Embassy of Viet Nam in Paris; has been a prize winner in the International Exhibition of Beaux-Arts of Saigon; and has become an annual exhibitor at the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Independants in Paris. Already his paintings are in the permanent collection of the Musee d Art Moderne of Paris as well as in the collections of numerous French museums outside Paris. Antique And Vintage Post Impressionist Fine Art For Collectors, Original Mid Century Still Life Paintings For Wall Decor.