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Church on Kalymnos island, Dodecanese | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

Church on Kalymnos island, Dodecanese | 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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    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.


Black and White Photography Wall Art: Maria in the Traditional 'Kavathe' Dress of Kalymnos, Greece

Immerse yourself in the cultural beauty of Kalymnos Island with this black and white photography wall art featuring Maria adorned in the traditional 'Kavathe' dress. Against the backdrop of an old church, Maria's presence in traditional attire adds a touch of authenticity and charm. Discover more relevant work, by heading over to our Kalymnos' collection.

A Serendipitous Encounter

Discover the magic that unfolds when chance encounters lead to captivating moments. During a visit to Antonis's boat shop, the photographer meets Maria, Antonis's granddaughter, who readily offers her assistance and shares her traditional outfits. This serendipitous meeting sets the stage for the creation of stunning black and white photographs that showcase the beauty of Kalymnian culture.

Exploring Kalymnos' Hidden Gems

Embark on a visual journey through the lesser-known corners of Kalymnos Island, as Maria dons the traditional 'Kavathe' dress for this photoshoot. The photographer's keen eye uncovers the island's scenic spots, capturing Maria's presence amidst these picturesque settings. Experience the beauty and charm of Kalymnos through the lens of black and white photography.

Embracing Tradition with Grace

While wearing traditional attire might be uncommon for girls in Kalymnos, Maria embraces the opportunity to showcase her cultural heritage. Although a bit shy, her presence in the 'Kavathe' dress captivates onlookers and leaves a lasting impression. Witness the beauty and grace of tradition come to life in these black and white images.

Ancient Architecture as the Backdrop

Step into the timeless ambiance of an old church that serves as a backdrop for this photograph. The juxtaposition of Maria's traditional attire against the religious architecture creates a visually compelling composition. Experience the harmonious blend of culture, history, and spirituality within the frames of this black and white photography wall art.


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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