Dong Ho Folk Woodcut print. Ink and paint on paper by Kiên Hiên/ 1998
Size: 7.15"x7.15", unframed
The art: Dong Ho Painting or Dong Ho Folk Woodcut Painting is known as the most popular Vietnamese folk art with a 1000-year history. By reflecting people’s dreams of a peaceful, prospect and happy future, this particular form of art visually introduces Vietnamese cultures and traditions. The making of Dong Ho painting dates back to the 11th century during the reign of the Ly Dynasty, while the craftsmen date back to the Le Dynasty. Dong Ho paintings were originally in black-and-white, with colors added since the 15th century.