Alexis Akrithakis - A Flower Story On a Ship That Doesn't Travel

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Alexis Akrithakis - A Flower Story On a Ship That Doesn't Travel
Ink drawing - Hand signed - 1975

ALEXIS AKRITHAKIS (1939-1994)

A Flower Story On a Ship That Doesn't Travel

Signed lower right (Alexis Akrithakis) and dated (New Herakleio 7.8.75).

Ink drawing on paper.

There is a Greek inscription: 'Μία ιστορία περίεργη / και δύσκολη ενός λουλουδιού / βαλμένη σ'ένα καράβι / που δεν ταξιδεύει πουθενά.- (A strange / and difficult story of a flower / put on a boat / that travels nowhere.-)

With COA from the National Gallery of Greece; signed, stamped, dated and described by Dr Nelly Misirli, History of Art, Curator of the Gallery.

Provenance: Art Gallery 35, Athens, Greece.

Alexis Akrithakis was a Greek contemporary artist renowned for his paintings.
His works have been described as "speaking an unmistakable language. They stand on their own and are original".
He lived and worked in Athens and Berlin. His work has been included in major institutionally organized exhibitions.

Lot details
Artist
Alexis Akrithakis
Title of artwork
A Flower Story On a Ship That Doesn't Travel
Technique
Ink drawing
Signature
Hand signed
Year
1975
Period
1970-1979
Condition
Good
Image size
29.7×21.2 cm
Sold with frame
No
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