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Nicholaos Gysis, The painter in the Orient. Oil on canvas. 56x80 cm.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

The Greek Sale at Bonhams

London, November 27th

Nicholaos Gysis’ painting “The painter in the Orient” is expected to be sold at a price ranging from £ 150,000 to 200,000 and is considered as one of the top-ranking works of important Greek artists at the Greek Sale auction of Bonhams, which will take place tomorrow, November 27th 2012.

The Greek Sale also includes “Triptych A” of Yiannis Spyropoulos, the third biggest work the artist created (estimate: £ 120,000-180,000); “Figurehead” of Yiannis Moralis (estimate: £100,000-150,000); and Yiannis Tsarouchis’ “The house of Yiannis Tsarouchis in Maroussi with an angel”, an oil painting picturing the artist’s house at 28 Ploutarchou Street in Maroussi, today’s “Tsarouchi Museum” (estimate: £80,000-120,000).

The Greek Sale auctions will continue, despite the climate created due to the financial crisis, as Specialist in Bonhams Greek Art Department Olympia Pappa mentioned. Futhermore, she pointed out that this auction is expected to draw strong interest because of the quality of the unique works auctioned.

The 27th November auction also includes works of Alecos Fassianos, Constantinos Maleas, Paris Prekas, Thanos Tsingos, Alexis Akrithakis, Theofilos, Yannis Gaitis, and other significant Greek artists.