Nineteen paintings by Emperor Ham Nghi (1871-1943), the eighth of the 13 kings of the Nguyen Dynasty - Vietnam’s last monarchy, will be auctioned in France next month, a source close to the family of the king said on Friday. Emperor Ham Nghi, who reigned for only one year from 1884 to 1885 before being exiled by the French to Algeria, met Aubé during his medical treatment in France. The assortment of artworks up for auction represents the most extensive and comprehensive compilation of Emperor Ham Nghi’s paintings. The 'Chemin le long de la rivière' painting by Emperor Ham Nghi. Previously, during a trip to Vietnam, Amandine Dabat, the fifth generation descendant of Emperor Ham Nghi, mentioned that around 100 paintings that the emperor created are still in existence.
Mar 21 2023