As many as 79 outstanding masterpieces, symbolising the late President Ho Chi Minh’s 79 years of life, are on display at the Ho Chi Minh Museum.

The late President’s image is portrayed through paintings, sculptures, poetry and music. The showcased art upholds great historical and cultural values, drawing the public’s attention.

Notably, a painting of the late President is on display, drawn in blood by Ngo Quang Nam after hearing the President had passed away in 1969.

Numerous international artists such as Erik Johansson (Swiss), Vladimir Efimovich Tsigal (Russia) and Salendre (France) also brought their works to the exhibition.

The event, which opened on May 18, is part of activities to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the late President’s birthday (May 19).-VNA