Item # FA-038
Volang, Vietnamese / French (1921-2005) River
landscape with horses
(Shannon river, Ireland), Oil on canvas,
24" X 29" signed LL "Volang"
Jean Volang, born in 1921, the second of his
sons, studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Hanoi, and tought there
for sometime. In 1946 he became a political prisoner of the first Ho
Chi Minh regime, but escaped to Hong Kong where for three years he
continued his work and study. In 1949 he moved to Paris. Volang was a
former Ambassador at Large during the Diem regime. Volang won the
“Grand Prix du Salon Unique d’Indochine”
in 1943 he went on to exhibit
his work around the world, many of his works are in museums and
distinguished private collections around the world.
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