Colorful oil painting of old woman. Painting is highly textured. Gold painted decorative wooden frame. Matted with off white fabric. Metal wire hanger on back of frame. Dimensions: 27.750 x 23.812 x 2.5. Faded ink message written on back of canvas, unable to read most words. Date in message April, 25th 1977. The painting is titled The Yrioula (Little Old Lady).
Manos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1927. He died May 11, 1998 at his home in London, Ontario, Canada. He painted Greek seascapes, landscapes, and Greek people. He also painted scenes from Paris, France. Manos attended the Grande Chaumiere Art School in Paris. His work is heavily influenced by his teacher Alfred Dufatrel, an impressionist painter. He exhibited his work throughout Western Europe, Canada, and the United States.
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Painting, February 1977, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10146. Accessed 06/18/21.