Bella Paise Abbey. Kyrenia

Creator:

Drake, Francis Milverton

Date:

ca. 1934

Inscriptions:

Inscribed:‘Bella Pais Abbey, Kyrenia’

Description:

F. Milveton Drake was invited to Cyprus by the administration as an engineer to help with a project. Drake gave special attention to the fortification of Famagusta and Nicosia. The artist excelled himself in pencil drawings rather than watercolours. This watercolour depicts a northeastern view of Bellapais Abbey in which a young girl sitting awkwardly on a mount of stones forms a stark juxtaposition between the ancient and the modern.

Dimensions:

19 x 25 cm

Signature(s):

Signed: F. M. Drake

Alternative Title:

Bellapais Abbey

Subject:

Abbeys, Architecture,Gothic, Architecture, Religious Institutions--Buildings

Identifier:

PNT-00182

Classification:

Paintings

Object Type:

Watercolour

Rights Holder:

© Costas and Rita Severis Foundation

Rights Statement:

The Costas and Rita Severis Foundation holds or manages the copyright(s) of this item and its digital reproduction. If you need information about using this item, please send an email to research@severis.org

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