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Purpuris in Isaakion, Didimotichon, Thrace | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

Purpuris in Isaakion, Didimotichon, Thrace | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

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Pigment Lucia inks by Canon, in 12x ink printer with outstanding printing resolution. Hahnemühle Baryta Photo Rag 315gsm 100% cotton paper. A combination that is fade safe for >100 years.

Shipping & Returns

We are preparing the shipment within 5 business days of your purchase. The order will be processed by George Tatakis himself except in the case of his absence due to photographic expedition. In this case, the order is processed by a reliable and approved partner.

DHL service

Please note that areas marked as remote by DHL are subject to a different shipping rate than standard. Should that be the case for you, we will contact you to either select the priority mail service instead, or if preferred, to adjust your balance according to the new shipping rate.


Partner is not available during the month of August, so in the case of absence due to expedition, the purchase may be processed within a maximum of 20 calendar days.


Prints (paper size):

small: 29.7x21 cm (8-1/4 x 11-3/4 in)
medium: 42x29.7 cm (11-3/4 x 16-1/2 in)
large: 59.4x42 cm (16-1/2 x 23-3/8 in)

Framed (approx.)*:

Small: 44x34 cm (17.33x13.39 in)
Medium: 58x46 cm (22.83x18.11 in)
Large: 78x60 cm (30.7x23.62 in)

*Framed work sizes will vary slightly depending on the appropriate matte size.

Care Instructions

We suggest you handle the prints with cotton gloves. If you intend to have them framed, please hand the prints inside their packaging to a professional framer before touching them. Ask for archival materials.

The prints are fade-safe, but it is always a good idea to avoid installing the prints/frames against direct sunlight.

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  • Signed option

    You have the option to have the print signed by the artist. This is a signature directly onto the printed paper. It is not a sticker that you receive separately.

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Unsurpassed Printing Quality

Pigment Lucia inks by Canon, in 12x ink printer with outstanding printing resolution. Hahnemühle Baryta Photo Rag 315gsm 100% cotton paper. A combination that is fade safe for >100 years. The image shown is a photo of an actual print.

Portrait of George Tatakis. Black and White Awarded Photographer from Athens, Greece.

The Artist

Captivating the essence of Greek tradition, George Tatakis, an Athenian photographer and partner of National Geographic, stands as a beacon of inspiration.

With a staggering collection of 22 international awards, Tatakis' lens has painted vivid stories that found a home in prestigious publications like the New York Times.

His artistic journey extends beyond print, gracing the halls of revered institutions such as the Benaki Museum in Athens. Remarkably, Tatakis' masterpieces have transcended borders, earning a coveted place in permanent collections of numerous museums worldwide.


Explore the Enigmatic Purpuris of Issaakion in Thrace, Greece

Embark on a captivating journey to the heart of Thrace, Greece, through this remarkable black and white photography wall art print. In this intriguing composition, three figures adorned in traditional clothing come to life, offering a glimpse into the world of the Purpuris at Issaakion. This enigmatic band, with its musicians playing the flute and drum, and the leading figure carrying a basket for gifts and offerings, sets forth on a small asphalt road that seemingly stretches into the unknown.

Unveiling the Essence of Didimoticho

Discover the enchanting city of Didimoticho, nestled near the Greek-Turkish borders, where a sense of remoteness adds to the allure. This cultural haven offers an opportunity to experience the unique customs and traditions of Thrace, including the annual Purpuris ritual in the village of Isaakio.

An Intimate Encounter with Thrace's Cultural Heritage

This captivating wall art print captures a fleeting moment of cultural significance, drawing attention to the timeless customs that define Thrace's heritage. The musicians' melodic tunes evoke a profound sense of connection to the region's roots, showcasing the essence of Greek tradition and history.

Embrace Thrace's Rich Legacy through Black and White Photography

As you delve into the captivating world of Thrace, Greece, through this black and white photography wall art print, we invite you to explore more evocative masterpieces. Enhance your collection with vintage wall art, retro wall decor, and captivating black and white art, carefully curated by renowned photographer George Tatakis. Immerse yourself in the allure of Greek culture and tradition, and discover the Thrace collection, an assortment of exquisite artworks inspired by the enchanting landscapes and timeless customs of the region.

Explore the Thrace Collection


Let us do the framing for you. Framing is an integral part of the resulting artwork, so significant care should be taken when manufacturing it. Our selected frame is made of solid wood, painted black. All materials are of archival grade, including a museum grade glass, equipped with a UV filter. The print is handled with cotton gloves during the process. 

Available in three sizes (approximate dimensions, depending on the ideal matte size): 

Small: 44x34 cm
Medium: 58x46 cm
Large: 78x60 cm 

  • House Sealed

    All prints come with the unique George Tatakis House Seal.

  • Wooden crate

    Your framed artwork arrives in a wooden crate* to ensure safe delivery.

    *The actual crate may vary, as it is custom made per order. 

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