Olive wreath painting is a vintage, folk art painting of an olive wreath on salvaged wood. A lovely, art brute painting by Greek, folk artist, Eirini Kokori.She made it, along with most of her folk work, in the early nineties.She now works very selectively, since she scarcely finds her favourite, discarded wood pieces easily.
This is a folk art painting, on a salvaged piece of wood, that the painter found from old pieces of furniture, fixtures, walls, etc.The colours are like those of icon painting, a difficult mixure of oils mixed with egg.The painting was then varnished as a final stage.The back of the painting was painted black.
This folk painting has a large,olive wreath in the middle with a lot of lively, blackolives on, net to the green leaves.It is one long, olive brach with black olives and faint, green leaves.
The wreath is made by curling this long, olive branch like the ancient Greek wreath, given to Olympic athletes, the kotinos.
Over the olive wreath, there is an added piece of wood, placed over the squarish wood piece of the wreath.This is a rectangular piece of wood with an added olive branch garland painted on, just like the olive wreath in style and size of olives and leaves.The olives here appear somewhat larger than the ones on the wreath below.The background to this lovely wreath and garland of olives is a faint, salmon pink.The painted frame on the edge of the wood is a brownish red, a brick red tint.These colours do not have the same strength all over the painting surface.
The painter has signed her work on the lower left side of the paiting with her initials.
This folk, olive wreath, folk art painting measures about 20cm in height x 23cm in length x 3cm in width ( 7.87'' x 9.05'' x 1.18'' ).It bears some marks from the passage of time and it is not a perfectly cut piece of wood.In very good, vintage condition.Whatever minor cracks and chips there are on the painted wood, have always been there and were made by the artist.
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