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George Tatakis

Epitaphios Décor | Karpathos | Black & White Art Wall

Epitaphios Décor | 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

    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

Epitaphios Decoration: Traditional Costume Adorned in Olympos, Karpathos Island

Step into the cultural traditions of Olympos, Karpathos Island, in the Dodecanese, Greece, with this black and white photography print capturing a woman wearing the traditional costume (kava'e) as she decorates the Epitaphios. On Good Friday, the wooden representation of Christ's bier is adorned with flowers by the women of Karpathos, many of whom don the traditional local clothing.

Experience the rich cultural heritage and deep-rooted traditions of Karpathos Island as this photograph encapsulates the spirit of the Epitaphios decoration ritual. The woman's attire, reflecting the island's distinctive traditional costume, adds a touch of authenticity and cultural significance to this artistic representation.

Preserving Cultural Heritage: Traditional Attire and Epitaphios Decoration

This black and white photography print pays homage to the timeless customs of Karpathos Island, where traditions are celebrated and passed down through generations. The woman's kava'e costume and her involvement in the Epitaphios decoration illustrate the island's deep connection to its rich cultural heritage.

Discover Olympos on Karpathos Island Collection

For more captivating black and white photography wall art from the enchanting Olympos community on Karpathos Island, we invite you to explore the Olympos on Karpathos Island collection in our shop. Immerse yourself in the unique charm and cultural splendor of this remarkable destination.

Browse the Olympos on Karpathos Island Collection

  • 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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