Object ID
2013.26.7
Object Name
Painting
Title
Woman on Loom - Weaving
Date Created
1975
Medium
Oil Paint
Material
Canvas; Metal; Wood
Object Entities
Rovithis, Manos (created by)
Pappas, Bill and Magdaline (owned by)
Rovithis, Manos (is related to)
Pappas, Bill (is related to)
Pappas, Magdaline (is related to)
Object Description
An oil painting by Manos Rovithis. The painting depicts an old woman weaving on a loom. The painting is highly textured. The image is matted in a black felt material. The decorative wooden frame is painted gold. There is a metal wire hanger attached to the back of the frame with I bolts. The painting is signed and dated in the bottom right corner "Manos, 1975." Dimensions: 27.937 x 31.937 x 2.5.
Origin
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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Citation
Painting, 1975, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10152. Accessed 11/27/21.