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The Greek Sale / Nikos Engonopoulos (Greek, 1907-1985) Dédale (Peint en 1949.signed in Greek and dated (lower right)egg tempera on paper laid on canvas)

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Nikos Engonopoulos
(Greek, 1907-1985)
18 May 2022, 14:00 CEST

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Nikos Engonopoulos (Greek, 1907-1985)

signé en grec et daté '49' (en bas à droite)
tempera à l'œuf sur papier contrecollé sur toile
35 x 20.5cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/16in).
Peint en 1949.

signed in Greek and dated (lower right)
egg tempera on paper laid on canvas


The artist's estate, Athens.
Private collection, Athens.

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Surréalistes Grecs, group exhibition, June 25 - September 23, 1991.
Athens, Aenaon International Centre of Fine Arts, In Search of Greekness, the "1930s Generation", group exhibition, December 19, 1994 - January 31, 1995 (discussed, p. 19 and illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, p. 80).
Athens, Astrolavos Gallery, N. Engonopoulos, Mythology, Byzantium, Revolution, March 16 - April 3, 1999, no. 35.
Athens, Astrolavos Gallery, Nikos Engonopoulos, Surrealist Whispers, October 24 - November 29, 2002, no. 15.

The Greek Painters, vol. II, 20th Century, Melissa editions, Athens 1975, p. 262 (discussed), p. 269, fig. 13 (illustrated).
N. Loizidi, Surrealism in Modern Greek Art, the Case of Nikos Engonopoulos, Nefeli editions, Athens 1984, p. 96 (mentioned), p. 196 (catalogued), p. 79, fig. 10 (illustrated).
Techni kai Logos magazine, no. 3, December 1985, p. 18 (mentioned), p. 20 (discussed and illustrated).
I. Galeridis, Mythological Representations by Modern Greek Painters of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries, doctoral dissertation, Athens 1990, pp. 71-72 (discussed).
To Vima newspaper, December 18, 1994 (illustrated).
Phasis academic journal, no. 2-3, 2000, p. 185 (mentioned).
Nikos Engonopoulos, the Byzantine, Athens 2001, p. 12 (discussed), p. 57 (illustrated).
D. Vlachodimos, Reading the Past in Engonopoulos, Indiktos editions, Athens 2006, pp. 227-228 (discussed), fig. 60 (illustrated).
K. Perpinioti-Agazir, Nikos Engonopoulos, Mythology, Ypsilon editions, Athens 2006, no. 50, p. 114 (discussed), p. 115 (illustrated).
K. Perpinioti-Agazir, Nikos Engonopoulos, Son Univers Pictural, exhibition catalogue and catalogue raisonée, Benaki Museum, Athens 2007, no. 366, p. 148 (illustrated), p. 265 (illustrated), p. 432 (catalogued and illustrated).
N. Chaini, The Painting of Nikos Engonopoulos, doctoral dissertation, National Technical University of Athens, 2007, pp. 264-265 (discussed), p. 966 (listed), p. 266, fig. 82 (illustrated).
Nea Estia magazine, vol. 162, no. 1804, October 2007, pp. 708-709, fn. 36 (discussed).
L. Filotas, Tradition and Renewal / The Survival of Byzantine Tradition in the Work of the Painters Agenor Asteriadis abd Nikos Engonopoulos, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 2011, p. 44, fig. 3 (illustrated).
Kritiki Estia, per. IV, vol. 15 (2014-18), Chania 2018, pp. 261-262 (discussed), p. 262, fig. 19 (illustrated).
http://www.eikastikon.gr/kritikesparousiaseis/zias.html (discussed).
http://www.eikastikon.gr/zografiki/egonopoulos_3.html (illustrated).

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