Pharmacy folk painting is a vintage, Greek folk art painting of a drugstore with the shop interior and a 'Pahrmacy' sign on the frame.It's a chemist's folk painting, made in Greece before 2000 with pieces of salvaged wood.
It was made by folk artist, E. Kokori, who still works on and off, when she is not collecting her favourite old furniture pieces and old, discarded wood.The colours used here are icon painting colours, mixed with egg, a difficult and tricky procedure.
From these, very pieces of wood, the salvaged pieces of old wood she painted many lovely, folk scenes, like this terrific chemist of old in front of his traditional work bench and case of vials and medicine bottles.
This vintage, Greek folk art painting shows a typical, Greek chemist, or pharmacist of old.
The old pahrmacist is wearing his white robe and he is standing in front of a big wooden bookcase kind of furniture piece.That is full of medicinal bottles, containers and vials with all the elements,powders and concoctions a pharmacist uses.The big case is red, as is the chemist's bench with a white top.On the left side of the bench there is a balance, or retro scale.The chemist is holding one end of it.On the right side of the bench there is a smaller, red, round table with a white mortar and pestle, also traditionally used by a pharmacist.The floor of the establishment is black and white tiles.The arist's signature is in one of the tiles.
The wall is yellow mostly with a reddish tint.
The frame/border of the picture is berry red/dark red with an extra piece of rectangular wood, nailed on its top part.It is like a sign of the shop and reads 'Chemist's' , 'Farmakeion', 'Φαρμακείον' in old Greek in a white banner.The Farmakeion sign is written/painted with in black.At the back this painting is painted black with acrylic paint and has a piece of wire hoop attached to hang the painting on the wall.
This vintage, Greek folk painting of the chemist's shop measures about 23.5cm in height x 18cm in length x 3cm in width (9.25'' x 7.08'' x 1.18'' ).It is a unique piece of old, reclaimed wood.
It is in very good condition with a styled, shabby look of the folk painter. Whatever minor cracks and dents there might be, have always been there, as shabby style details.
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