KAVAFI’S PORTRAIT BY THE GREAT PAINTER PANAYIOTIS TETSHS | A new entry at the Library’s Collection
The Central Public Library of Veria recently received an exceptional, authentic lithograph, signed by the outstanding Greek print maker and painter Panayotis Tetsis.
The masterpiece portrays Konstantinos Kavafis (dimensions 0,78 x 102 cm); it is a kind and generous donation of the art historian and writer Mr. Nikos Grigorakis.
Mr. Nikos Grigorakis has also donated to the Library of Veria the collectible series Livres de Luxe, published by N.Grigorakis Art Editions. Furthermore, he has donated art books, scrapbooks, art catalogues as well as 11 authentic portraits of Greek and foreign authors, such as Elytis, Kalvos, Kavafis, Palamas, Papadiamantis etc., all created by renowned printmakers
The Library of Veria would like to warmly thank Mr. Nikos Grigorakis for his kind gesture. The prints have already been digitized and they are at the disposal of the public to admire and enjoy.
Mr. Grigorakis is an art historian and a writer. He studied Law at Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki. He has carried out historical, architectural and folklore research. His specialization is the neo–Hellenic engraving.
His bibliography (catalogues, newspapers since 1975) constitutes of the contemporary basic literature on the history of neo-Hellenic printmaking.
|γράφτηκε στις||2 Οκτωβρίου 2017|