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Thymiana costumes, Agios Minas, Chios island | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

Thymiana costumes, Agios Minas, Chios island | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

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Materials

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.

AUGUST

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.

Dimensions

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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Description

Explore the Enchanting World of Chios Island's Traditional Costumes with Black-and-White Photographic Prints

Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of Chios Island through our remarkable collection of black-and-white photographic prints. Renowned photographer George Tatakis has skillfully captured the essence of Chios, offering a glimpse into the island's rich cultural heritage. Discover the timeless elegance of Chios' traditional costumes through these captivating artworks. You can see more relevant work by visiting our Chios collection.

A Fragrant Island of Mystique

Step into a world where fragrance and beauty intertwine as you delve into the enchanting island of Chios. Known for its fragrant citrus trees that fill the air with their captivating aroma, Chios also holds a secret treasure: the resin of ancient mastic trees. Legend has it that these trees shed fragrant tears, a gift believed to have been bestowed by Saint Isidore. This aromatic resin, abundant in the southern part of the island, exudes a mystical allure that defines the essence of Chios.

Unique Artwork from Chios Island

Elevate your living or working space with our exceptional artwork from Chios Island, meticulously captured by acclaimed photographer George Tatakis. By acquiring a print from this collection, you not only enhance your surroundings with beauty and intrigue but also contribute to the preservation of Chios' ethnographic heritage. Each print is a testament to Tatakis' artistic vision and the profound cultural significance of Chios.

The Diamond of Chios

Discover the precious gem of Chios—mastic, the exquisite resin derived from the island's abundant mastic trees. While locals savor its unique flavor and encounter it effortlessly, the rest of the world marvels at its elusive nature. This remarkable treasure brought prosperity to the island, enabling the flourishing of industries such as silk production and processing. Chios gained recognition in European palaces through the supply of exquisite woven textiles, showcasing the island's opulence.

An Array of Traditional Costumes

Embark on a visual journey through Chios' diverse sartorial heritage, as documented by George Tatakis. The island's thriving fabric production and trade led to the development of unique traditional costumes in each village, symbolizing their individual prosperity. With meticulous attention to detail, Tatakis has captured twenty-one different sections of clothing, paying homage to the captivating world of Chios' traditional attire. Each photograph is a tribute to the island's cultural diversity and the exceptional craftsmanship behind its traditional costumes.

Captivating Beauty for Your Collection

Whether you are an art enthusiast, a cultural heritage lover, or simply appreciate the timeless elegance of black-and-white photography, our collection of Chios prints is a remarkable addition to your art collection. Transport yourself to the vibrant world of Chios, where fragrance, beauty, and tradition harmoniously intertwine. Let the captivating beauty of Chios' traditional costumes grace your walls, serving as a constant reminder of the island's rich sartorial heritage.

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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.

  • Free Shipping

    Free shipping is available for orders over 100 euros.

  • 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.

Framing

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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