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Costume of Ermakia, Kozani, W. Macedonia | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

Costume of Ermakia, Kozani, W. Macedonia | Black-and-white wall art photography from Greece

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Materials

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.

AUGUST

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.

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 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.

Description

Black and White Photography Wall Art: Mysterious Bride in the Traditional Bridal Costume of Ermakia

Step into the enigmatic world of the traditional bridal costume of Ermakia in Eordaia, Kozani, Macedonia, Greece, through this captivating black and white photography wall art. This particular portrait captures a sense of intrigue and mystery as it portrays a bride adorned in the traditional bridal attire of Ermakia village near Ptolemais. Discover more similar work, by heading over to our Macedonia collection.

Exploring the Eerie Abandoned House

Within the walls of an abandoned local traditional house, a haunting ambiance sets the stage for this evocative portrait. The interplay of dynamic side natural light adds depth and shadows, enhancing the mysterious atmosphere surrounding the bride. The desolate surroundings serve as a stark contrast to the bride's traditional costume, intensifying the intrigue and leaving viewers with an air of curiosity.

The Veiled Bride: A Symbol of Tradition and Secrecy

Wrapped in a long, almost opaque veil that conceals her face and body, the bride embodies the ancient customs and traditions of the Ermakia village. The veil symbolizes secrecy, adding to the allure and enigma surrounding the bride's identity. This black and white portrait captures the essence of the bride's traditional attire, highlighting the cultural significance and preserving the timeless heritage of the region.

An Invitation to Interpretation

This intriguing portrait invites viewers to delve into their own interpretations and unravel the hidden narratives within the image. The unsettling yet captivating presence of the bride evokes a range of emotions and sparks the imagination. Through this black and white photography wall art, viewers are encouraged to explore the blurred lines between reality and myth, embracing the power of visual storytelling.

Framing

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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