Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980), Femme A L'éventail Bleu (Lady With A Blue Fan)

signed, signed with a seal of the artist upper right. ink and gouache on silk laid on paper. 44.5 by 27.5cm.; 17½ by 10¾in. Executed circa 1940. Estimate 250,000—350,000 HKD

Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings. 05 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's