1354 – art: Julian Trevelyan

julian trevelyan

Mount Athos, signed and inscribed in pencil, numbered 5/50 etching 35 x 47.5

Another example how artists were inspired by the holy mountain.

Julian Trevelyan, painter and engraver of Surrealist and Expressionist tendencies. Born 20 February 1910 in Dorking, son of R.C. Trevelyan, poet and scholar, and nephew of Sir George Trevelyan the historian. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Studied art under S. W. Hayter in Paris 1930–4. Travelled widely in Europe, including the Balkans and Mount Athos. He died in 1988.

theofilios 1933

Two very different approaches  by two artists how to portray Mount Athos. This is made in 1933 by artist Theofilos.


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