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Angeli, Theo (created by)
Angeli, Theo (is related to)
Object Description
Colorful cartoon watercolor print by Theo Angeli mounted on a heavy poster-board backing. This painting shows the inside of a Greek American butcher shop. At the top is the store's sign with an American flag on one side and the Greek flag on the other. There's a butchered pig hanging by its feet on the left, three butchered fowl hanging top/center, and several butchered lamb/goats hanging on the right.   The floor is tiled with red and white checkerboard patterned floor tile. The back wall appears black.  The proprietor is in the foreground sharpening a knife - there is a cut of meat on a huge sawed off log being used as a butchering table.  He is an older man with only a little hair around the sides and a full white mustache.  He is wearing blue and white striped shirt and pants and a bloody apron with a red handprint on it.
Theo Anglei was most likely an American cartoon artist of Greek heritage who painted these as a hobby, probably around the 1960's.
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Print, Theo Angeli Print Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11512. Accessed 06/27/22.