Sponge Diver Portrait: A Genuine Painting by George Tatakis
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Kalymnos island with this genuine painting by artist George Tatakis. Inspired by his famous photograph of a sponge diver donning the traditional heavy diving suit, this unique piece showcases the diver's portrait, capturing the essence of the island's rich maritime heritage.
Genuine Painting Details
- Media: Schoeller drawing paper, copper and golden leaves, acrylics, and inkjet
- Signed and dated (30NOV2020)
- Dimensions: 35x50cm
- Shipped rolled
PLEASE NOTE: The original work features copper and golden leaves, while the poster is a high-quality print of the scanned image.
Technique and Artistry
These paintings, crafted by George Tatakis, showcase a unique technique akin to Andy Warhol's iconic style. The artist starts with a photograph, carefully isolating the portrait from its background. Acrylics and gold/bronze leaves are then meticulously applied, infusing the artwork with bold colors and a pop-art flair. The final touch involves printing the image again atop the painted surface, resulting in a mesmerizing piece that masterfully combines digital and traditional artistic methods.
Available as Fine-Art Posters or Genuine Paintings
These remarkable paintings are available as fine-art posters or, where available, as one-of-a-kind genuine paintings, ensuring you can find the perfect piece to adorn your space.
Explore More Paintings
Discover a stunning collection of wall art paintings from Greece by George Tatakis. Head over to the Paintings collection of the shop and immerse yourself in an array of captivating artworks.