Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
2.2225000000 cm. H x 50.0049800000 cm. W x 59.6900000000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Oil Paint
Canvas; Wood
Object Entities
(?), N. (created by)
Object Description
This is an oil painting on canvas. The canvas is held together in the back with wood and secured on with nails that surround all four borders. The subject in the painting is Yanni Vasiliou: a man with dark hair, eyebrows, eyes, and a large handlebar mustache. The background behind him is a pinkish-grey blend. The painting shows Yanni from his chest up. He is wearing a black suitcoat with a white collared shirt with a navy blue tie. The artist's signature is in blue, located in the bottom right hand corner.
Painted portrait of Yanni Vasiliou, the maternal grandfather of Helen I. Jonas. Yanni Vasiliou was from Patra, Greece and lived in Greece his whole life. He was married to Eleni Kyriazis. Yanni Vasiliou was a shoemaker until they had government jobs with trains as a switchman.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.

Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy.

For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact nhmcollections@hellenicmuseum.org
Painting, 1952, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11128. Accessed 09/24/21.