Mystras - Μυστράς  1973

by Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika

In this late landscape Ghika depicts the ruins of Mistras, a fortified medieval town built on Mount Taygetus on the Peloponnese. The work is an important example of Ghika's lyrical depictions of the Greek landscape he so admired, with sinuous line and lyrical dynamic. Labyrinthine paths and ruined arches lead the eye over an almost-abstract architectural network, with s...

130 x 195 cm
Oil on canvas
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