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Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings

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Yiannis Tsarouchis
1910 - 1989
GREEK
NEOCLASSICAL HOUSE, PIRAEUS
signed in Greek and dated 1967 lower right
acrylic on canvas
135 by 255cm., 53 by 100½in.
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Provenance

Iro Sismani (acquired from the artist. Sismani was a Greek choreographer and friend of the artist. Tsarouchis made stage sets and costumes for her productions); thence by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

This monumental work is the most important of Tsarouchis' dreamlike landscapes, and among the largest works the artist painted. A much smaller variant in watercolour (26 by 34cm), without the horse and rider in the centre, is in the collection of the National Bank of Greece.

19th Century European Paintings

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