St George of the Greeks, Famagusta

Creator:

Robert, Martin Henry

Date:

ca. 1930

Inscriptions:

Inscribed on wood verso: Chypre Famagouste [Cyprus Famagusta]

Description:

The oil painting in warm shades of yellow and green primarily tries to allude to the warm climate of Cyprus. In the background, the eastern part of the medieval Orthodox cathedral of the church of St. George of the Greeks stands against the blue sky. The artist chose to portray the Byzantine aspect of the Church by focusing on the three isles and the window of the sanctum, both characteristic features of Byzantine architecture. Further back, one distinguishes part of the Latin Cathedral of St Nicholas (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque). In the foreground, a shabby construction of dry wood and...Read more

Dimensions:

37 x 55 cm

Signature(s):

Signed: Martin H Robert

Identifier:

PNT-00001

Classification:

Paintings

Object Type:

Oil Painting

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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