Renowned photo purchased by Vietnamese living overseas

Hidden Smile, a photo by French photographer, Réhahn, based in Hội An ancient town in central Vietnam, has been purchased by a Vietnamese living overseas in Australia.The first copy of “Hidden Smile”, a photo by a famous French photographer based in Hội An Ancient Town has been sold at US$30,000. – Photo rehahnphotographer.com The photo, which portrays Madame Bùi Thị Xong, a boat rower in Hội An, was sold at US$30,000 when its buyer, Công Nguyễn, came back to visit his hometown.”When I looked at the Madam Xong photograph, I saw so much more than just the subject. Every wrinkle, every crease, not a blemish but a story of a life earned. A life lived. Devotion, work ethic and yet so much incredible warmth in her eyes,” said Chung.”I didn’t choose this photo. It chose me. I do not own it. I am proud and honoured to be its temporary guardian,” he added.As revealed by the photographer, unlike his other 100x150cm photos, which normally have 15 copies printed in metallic papers in France, Hidden Smile has only three copies.All the money from the sale of the first copy will be donated to the construction of the museum of Cơ Tu ethnic people’s culture in Tây Giang District in the central province of Quảng Nam, which is expected to be completed later this year.The donation is part of Réhahn’s Giving Back Project, which is designed to improve the lives of the characters in his photos, who are from the poor, rural…

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