29th January 2022

Geralis, Apostolos (1886-1983)

Waiting for Amore

signed, oil on panel

60 x 51 cm

Provenance: Private collection Athens since 1950, acquired by greeksinart 2013

Exhibited: Greek Cypriot Brotherhood Centre, London -The Hellenes, 16th November – 18th December 2015, number 10, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue

This is a typical Geralis work of a young Greek lady in traditional costume. Situated in a traditional Greek kitchen, the painting narrates with extreme lyricism the domain of the Greek housewife of the early 20th century and later.