Nguyễn Văn Tỵ

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Not to be confused with the composer Nguyễn Văn Tý (born 1925).

Nguyễn Văn Tỵ (Hanoi, 1917 – Hanoi, 19 January 1992) was a Vietnamese painter. He studied art at the École des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine 1934-41 where classmates included Hoàng Tích Chù and Nguyễn Tiến Chung.[1] In 2001, he was posthumously awarded the Hồ Chí Minh Prize for his contribution to the arts.

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  1. ^ Nguyễn Văn Tỵ "On his return to Hanoi after the French resistance war, he taught at the Vietnam Fine Art College (Trường cao đẳng Mỹ thuật Việt Nam), a post that he held until 1969. He was also appointed as the first Secretary General of the Vietnam Fine Art Association from 1957-58."

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