Two paintings of Hydra

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Two paintings of Hydra

Post by Dem » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:17 pm

By the naif Hydrian painter Giannis Rappas

Lagoudera Club,1955
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Hydra Port, 1976
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Re: Two paintings of Hydra

Post by KerstinP » Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:23 pm

Hmmm.....I like them both!
Especially the first one! ;-)

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Re: Two paintings of Hydra

Post by Dem » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:04 pm

Nope, they are not from the book.

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Re: Two paintings of Hydra

Post by hydriot » Sat Aug 14, 2010 5:15 pm

I have a Rappas in the house, but I reckon it is before 1976, as it shows Katsika's restaurant (run by the indomitable Stavros) adjacent to Tasso's. The painting is very naive, with proportions wrong. Could this be by his father?
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Re: Two paintings of Hydra

Post by Dem » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:46 am

Whose father?

Giannis Rappas was the name of the fisherman
turned to famous naif painter in Hydra.

Is your painting by Giannis Rappas?

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