Painting "Young Lady" by Vietnamese painter Tran Dong Luong is among 23 art works to go under the hammer ​on December 17 (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) - Three sculptures and 20 paintings by renowned Vietnamese and other Southeast Asian artists will go under the hammer at an auction in HCM City on December 17.
 
The Treasures of the Arts auction, which will be held at Caravelle Saigon hotel, has been jointly organised by Lythi Auction and Lac Viet Auction Joint Stock Company.

It includes works of arts with high starting bids, such as Vanity Fair by Indonesia painter Affandi (1907-1990), which is estimated at 180,000 USD to 200,000 USD, Vietnamese painter Le Pho’s (1907-2001) Mau Don Do (Les Pivoines Rouge) at 30,000 USD to 35,000 USD and Vietnamese artist Tran Dong Luong’s (1925-1993) Thieu Nu (Young Lady) at 22,000 USD to 27,000 USD.

A representative of Lythi Auction said all the works of arts being auctioned have clear origins. The unique feature of the auction is that it will give art lovers a chance to view and possess a variety of artwork from different artistic styles and age.-VNA