Vintage mermaid folk painting is a very cute, Greek, folf art mermaid.she is holding, or rather brandishing a Greek flag from the pole with both hands.This is a bejeweled mermaid painting in an inky blue background.It is a salvaged wood, fishgirl painting, made in the early nineties by folk artist, E.Kokori.
This Greek mermaid was painted on a rectangular piece of wood.The wood was salvaged by the artist, from discarded furniture, crates, masonry, etc.It was cleaned and treated and then painted on with acrylic paint.In the end it was varnished with eco varnish for wooden surfaces.
The mermaid is a creature, haunting our folk tales and folk imagery, it is loved and revered and feared, too.There are so many tales about this gorgeous, fishgirl in Greek folklore!
This mermaid is depicted emerging clearly out of the water, more like standing on it. Her long fish tail, tucked under her body.Her fish body is in a beautiful brown, with faded orange scales.Her long hair is brown, falling in strands over her back.She is wearing white pearls on her wrists and neck and large hoops on her ears.She is naked from the waist up
She is holding a long flagpole sideways, with the Greek flag on top.The flag and pole are in navy blue and golden colours.The flag reaches over the mermaid's head.On the right side of the painting there is a red dot of a sun, over the mermaid.The sea is inly blue, and the sky is the same colour also.There are tiny golden waves, underneath the mermaid.There is also an ochre yellow 'frame', painted on the edge of the wood block..The rest of the wood block is painted in black.
The piece of wood is a little tattered and shabby, but that is the style the artist likes.She only basically treated her wooden finds, never tried to mend or polish them, so as not to take their true character away.
This Greek folk art, mermaid painting measures 13cm x 7cm x 2cm (5.11'' x 2.75'' x 0.78'').It is a very light piece of wood.At the back there was a piece of wire, fastened on two ends to be used as a hook for hanging.
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