Vu Cao Dam

Vietnam 1908 - 2000

Painting

Vu Cao Dam
Male
Vietnam
1908
January 16, 2013
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Vu Cao Dam was born on January 8, 1908 in Hanoi, Vietnam. A member of a large Catholic family, the artist was the fifth of fourteen children. His extensive studies of the French language, as well as a trip to Paris in 1889, left Vu Dinh Thi with a long-lasting fondness for French culture.

Featured image: Vu Cao Dam – Joueuse de lune, 1979, detail – image courtesy of Sothebys