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George Tatakis

Wedding Custom | Karpathos | Black & White Art Wall

Wedding Custom | Karpathos | Black & White Art Wall

Regular price €90,00 EUR
Regular price Sale price €90,00 EUR
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Materials

Black white art wall: 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. Add timeless black and white vintage aesthetics to your home décor.

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 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 black and white wall décor sizes will vary slightly depending on the appropriate matte size.

Care Instructions

We suggest you handle the black and white wall art 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.

All the prints from our black and white collection are fade-safe, but it is always a good idea to avoid installing the prints/frames against direct sunlight.

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    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.

Close-up of a black-and-white photographic print by George Tatakis

Unsurpassed Printing Quality

Pigment Lucia inks by Canon, in 12x ink printer with outstanding printing resolution, and shades of gray. 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 black and white wall art timeless piece from our shop.

Framing options with George Tatakis

Framing Service

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. In our shop, our selected frame is made of solid wood, painted black. All materials are of archival grade, including museum-grade glass, equipped with a UV filter. The print is handled with cotton gloves during the process. Create a gallery wall in your interior decor, by choosing from the huge range of our wall art prints website. Change the style of your bare walls.

The premium price reflects the quality of craftsmanship. Available in three item sizes (approximate dimensions, depending on the ideal matte size): 

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

BLACK AND WHITE ARTWORK DESCRIPTION

Unveiling Tradition: A Captivating Print of Dowry Arrival in Diafani, Karpathos Island

Transport yourself to the enchanting island of Karpathos in the Dodecanese, Greece, with this black and white photography wall art print capturing a powerful moment in the local tradition. The image focuses on a close-up of a woman gracefully carrying the dowry on her head as she arrives at Diafani, the port of Olympos. This poignant scene reflects the unique customs and matrilocal community of Olympos, where the bride's family home becomes the couple's new residence.

The Significance of Dowry: A Symbol of Tradition

In the days leading up to the wedding, the dowry plays a pivotal role as it is transferred from the groom's house to the bride's house, symbolizing the union of two families. Olympos, with its matrilocal community, follows this ancient practice, and the dowry's journey holds great significance. This print captures a profound moment in this cultural tradition, evoking a sense of heritage and connection to the island's history.

Preserving Cultural Heritage through Photography

This black and white photography print encapsulates the essence of Karpathos' cultural heritage, presenting a timeless glimpse into the traditions and customs of the island. The image portrays the strength, grace, and beauty of the woman carrying the dowry, serving as a poignant reminder of the island's rich heritage and the importance of preserving these customs for future generations.

Explore More from Olympos on Karpathos Island Collection

For those captivated by the allure of Karpathos and its unique traditions, we invite you to discover more captivating wall art from the Olympos on Karpathos Island collection. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this extraordinary region through the lens of George Tatakis, and bring a touch of Greek culture and history into your home.

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  • The unique house seal of George Tatakis fine-art photography

    HOUSE SEALED

    All our shop's black and white wall art pictures come with the unique George Tatakis House Seal. George Tatakis is the recipient of 22 international awards.

  • Crates for framed artwork by George Tatakis

    WOODEN CRATE

    Your framed wall decor arrives in a wooden crate* to ensure safe delivery. This price is taken into consideration in the overall price of the artwork.

    *The actual shape and style of the crate may vary, as it is custom-made per order. 

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