Lot 24: Giorgos SIKELIOTIS - Greek, 1917-1984 | Hillside monastery

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May 15, 2018, 7:30 PM EET
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Description:
oil tempera on paper
signed lower left
33 x 48 cm

Provenance
private collection, Athens


Sikeliotis was born in Smyrna and in 1922 he moved to Athens. His early childhood memories recall the refugee camps in Kessariani, something that would greatly influence in his work, throughout his life.

In 1935 he enrolled at The School of Fine Arts, Athens, where he studied painting under Spyros Vikatos and Constantinos Parthenis.

His work is centred around the human figure, maternity, family, everyday life and religion. He works mainly in oil in an expressionistic manner, usually in earthly colours.

Hillside monastery is a work that was created in the 1970s. Here one can see Sikeliotis’ signature artistic style. Two dimensional elements shaped out of flat planes. This work is greatly influenced by the Byzantium tradition.

His works are found in public and private collections, notably: The National Gallery, Athens, The Athens Municipal Gallery and The Rhodes Municipal Gallery and the National Bank of Greece.
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artBlue - The Greek Sale - 15 May 2018

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May 15, 2018, 7:30 PM EET Live Auction

Nicosia, Cyprus