Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984).
"Nautilus Libellule", 1971.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated bottom right.
Dimensions: 116X89 cm.
Yannis Gaitis, Catalogue Raisonné, Ioannis F. Costopoulos Foundation, Athens 2003, no. 1159, p. 279 (illustrated).
Greek Independence Philhellenic Snuff Box
Nineteenth century suff box depicting the struggle of the Greeks for their independence. The box reads "Un pretre grec defendeit jusqu'à la mort son calice sa croix et son drapeau." Translated: A Greek priest defends to the death his chalice his cross and his flag.
Diameter: 8,8 cm
Charalampos Potamianos (1906 - 1958).
Oil on canvas. Signed top left.
Dimensions: 80x100 cm.
(In the black&white photo we can see the artist presenting his works to the French Minister of culture during the famous art exhibition Salon International de l'art libre. The present work "Maternity" can be indentified in this photo)