Karyes Monastery, Mount Athos
signed, signed and dated with initials 1924, oil on card-board
50 x 51.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection Thessaloniki, 2013
Papaloukas is one of the top Greek artists recognised by museums, collectors and auction houses all over the world. Karyes Monastery is one of his best paintings not only because of the importance of the monastery of Karyes but also the artistic merits that distinguish the painting. With all the hallmarks of Papaloukas art, the provenance and date of execution as the artist dated it, we are proud to present the work for the first time to the public, who visit our site.