Original vintage bronze bust of a beautiful young asian woman by Nguyen Thanh Le Vietnamese, 1919-2006 the bronze c. 1950 is signed on the back of the neck measuring 5.5" W x 12.75" H x 6.5" D with base bronze without bast measures 9.5" H. The bronze has a rich dark patina with areas of the brown bronze natural color showing. It good vintage condition. There are areas with wear commensurate of age.
Nguyen Thanh Le was a Vietnamese Asian Modern & Contemporary painter who was born in 1919. Nguyen Thanh Le's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $166 USD to $6,972 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2013 the record price for this artist at auction is $6,972 USD for Market scene, sold at Sotheby's Paris in 2021. The artist died in 2003.