collector Luu Quoc Binh, wrote to Thanh Nien to say that the oil and
water paintings, done in the 1950s and 60s, were now worth US$70,000-100,000
They had been
stolen when his 76-year-old father, an established name on the Vietnamese
arts scene, had been away in Ho Chi Minh City for medical treatment.
Binh has also
warned others painters, collectors, gallery owners about the theft.
Last month Phan
Thiet collector Nguyen Truong Son reported a similar loss but involving
Dong Duong – Compiled by Luu Thi Hong
Reprinted from THANHNIEN News