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Limited Edition numbered and signed. Dowry transportation, Olympos, Karpathos, Dodecanese | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

Limited Edition numbered and signed. Dowry transportation, Olympos, Karpathos, Dodecanese | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

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Materials

Paper Stock:Hahnemuhle Baryta Photo Rag paper.
Printing technology:12x pigment ink technology by Canon.

Framing\
White beech frame-box with Museum grade glass. All other materials (bonding, back etc.) of archival grade. 

Shipping & Returns

The work is enclosed inside a custom made wooden crate and shipped insured (optional) worldwide. The crate is sealed with the unique wax seal of George Tatakis to ensure the package arrives tamper free (except in the case of customs clearance check). 

For the numbered and signed work please allow 40 calendar days from the order date. Your full name and current country of residence will be registered with the photographic arhives of the Benaki Museum, for historical and security purposes. Your data will be stored according to the Museum's Privacy Policy. https://www.benaki.org/

Dimensions

Frame: 136 x 101 cm
Work: 105 x 70 cm

Certificate

The work comes with a certificate of authenticity made from special fibre paper with embedded fluorescent fibres and the watermark of Hahnemühle. Both the work and the certificate bear tamper safe hologram stickers with unique serial number that connect the work to the certificate. Finally, the certificate bears the unique wax seal of George Tatakis and his signature. 

The work is registered with the catalog of Hahnemühle and the owner's name is registered with the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum in Athens, for safety and historical reasons.

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Description

Journey to Olympos, Karpathos: Women Carrying the Groom's Dowry

A work that represented Greece in the European exhibition 'Another Europe' that premiered at King's Cross, London.

Embark on a captivating visual odyssey to Olympos, Karpathos island in the Dodecanese, Greece, with this exceptional limited edition black and white photography wall art. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of the region as you witness an extraordinary moment captured by acclaimed photographer George Tatakis. In this remarkable print, graceful women elegantly bear the groom's dowry on their heads, a revered tradition that epitomizes the matrilocal community of Olympos.

A Timeless Investment: The Limited Edition Print

Indulge in the exquisite luxury of this limited edition, signed, and numbered print—a true collector's item. With only four copies available, plus one reserved for the artist, this exclusive artwork captures the essence of Olympos, Karpathos, and the invaluable traditions it represents. The print is meticulously crafted on Hahnemühle Baryta Photo Rag paper using 12x pigment ink technology by Canon, ensuring the highest quality and durability.

Presented in a white beech frame-box with Museum grade glass, this framed work exudes elegance and sophistication. The archival-grade materials used in its construction preserve its pristine condition for generations to come. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, bearing unique tamper-safe hologram stickers, embedded fluorescent fibers, and the wax seal of George Tatakis, this work is a testament to its historical and artistic significance.

Securely packaged in a custom-made wooden crate, the framed print is shipped insured worldwide, safeguarding its integrity throughout its journey. The work and the owner's name are registered with the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum in Athens, further enhancing its historical and artistic value.

A Window into Olympos Tradition: The Dowry Ceremony

Delve into the rich symbolism of the dowry ceremony in Olympos, Karpathos. This cherished event occurs just days before the wedding, where the dowry—comprising valuable possessions—is transported from the groom's house to the bride's house, the couple's future abode. In the matrilocal community of Olympos, it is customary for the couple to reside in the bride's family home, strengthening the bonds of tradition and heritage.

Discover more captivating artworks from the Olympos on Karpathos island collection, meticulously curated to showcase the allure and significance of this extraordinary destination. Each piece in this exclusive collection invites you to experience the timeless beauty and cultural richness of Karpathos island.

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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.

  • Free Shipping

    Free shipping is available for limited edition work. Insurance is available optionally at an extra cost.

  • Signed and numbered

    The work is signed and numbered by the artist at the front. The edition is 4 copies available worldwide + 1 for the artist.

Black and White Photography Wall Art from Greece by George Tatakis: Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Artwork - Framing Details

Framing

White beech frame-box with Museum grade glass. All other materials (bonding, back etc.) of archival grade. 

The work is enclosed inside a custom made wooden crate and shipped insured (optional) worldwide. The crate is sealed with the unique wax seal of George Tatakis to ensure the package arrives tamper free (except in the case of customs clearance check). 

Dimensions\
Frame: 136 x 101 cm
Work: 105 x 70 cm

  • Certificate of Authenticity

    The work comes with a certificate of authenticity made from special fibre paper with embedded fluorescent fibres and the watermark of Hahnemühle. Both the work and the certificate bear tamper safe hologram stickers with unique serial number that connect the work to the certificate. Finally, the certificate bears the unique wax seal of George Tatakis and his signature. 

    The work is registered with the catalog of Hahnemühle and the owner's name is registered with the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum in Athens, for safety and historical reasons.

  • Wooden crate

    The work is enclosed inside a custom made wooden crate* and shipped insured (optional) worldwide. The crate is sealed with the unique wax seal of George Tatakis to ensure the package arrives tamper free (except in the case of customs clearance check). 

    *Actual crate may differ as it is customly made ad hoc.

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