Folk art painting of a sailor sitting at a cafe is a large piece of wood, a lovely vintage piece, painted by an Athenian folk artist, E. Kokori.
She loved to paint on old pieces of wood that she had retrieved from ruins and abandoned places.She made this in the early nineties. As a self taught folk artist, she had started painted sometime in the early eighties.
She has sometimes painted the same theme repeatedly, but on a new, different piece of wood and it never looked the same.This here sailor painting is such an example.
The painting shows a gorgeous, Greek sailor sitting at a sea side cafe, drinking his Greek coffee and smoking.The sea is in the background. There is a red sun in the sky n the left and and a white cloud on the right side in the blue sky.There are also white birds flying, shaped like white seagulls.A lovely white boat with a white sail is in the sea behind the seated, Greek sailor.The blue sea is dotted with tiny, white waves.There is a cliff, far off to the right, jutting out between sea and sky.
The sailor, clad in his typical, white uniform is sitting at a small, blue table, resting his elbows on it.There is a glass of water on the table as well as a cup of Greek coffee in its saucer.The sailor is holding a cigarette on his left hand.
The frame is painted a bright, lime green and decorated with painted red fish.A completely unique piece, very true to the Greek, folk tradition.
The look of this Greek, folk art painting is overall very rustic, shabby and so very charming.
This Greek sailor painting measures 45cm in length x 47cm in height x 2.50 in width (17.7'' x 18.50'' x 0.98''). It is a light piece of wood for its size.It is in very good condition. Whatever minor cracks and dents there might be, have always been there, as shabby style details.This piece of old, salvaged wood has been thouroughly cleaned and varnished, before use.
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