1725 – Athos vintage photo’s and art

In post 1503 I showed you some pictures of the German Wehrmacht on Athos during the Second World War. Today I found two more, with monks and soldiers posing in front of the camera. All photo’s seem to be from the same photographer: I wonder who he was and who these these soldiers were? Werhmacht Soldaten auf AthosWehrmacht Gruppenfoto Mönchen Berg Athos Griechenland3The following five images are etchings from a French origin: the first one shows an old image of the capital Karyes.Gravure le mont Athos Vue generaleThe next four are published in Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1860. Nr 1 is showing a “confession”. The second is  from an Igoumenos – abbot of Iviron monastery: the engraved portrait is created by Pelcoq after photo of unknown author. Image nr 3 showes the phiale and katholicon from Lavra. The last one is from the Protaton: saint George fresco, created by Pelcoq and Proust after fresco of Manuel Panselios.Gravure M. Bida Le Mont Athos La Confession 188315080307-iviron-monastery-higumen-old-engraved-portrait-created-by-pelcoq-after-photo-of-unknown-author-publiGravure great-lavra-monastery-with-baptistry-old-illustration-mount-athos-greece-created-by-lancelot-after-pGravure Portaton saint-george-fresco-in-karyes-catholic-church-greece-created-by-pelcoq-and-proust-after-fresco-of-ma The next lithograph of an Athos abbot is even older, dating from 1857 (from Auers, Zeitschrift Faust, Leipzig ).Griechische Bisschopf Beilage zu Auers Zeitschrift Faust Leipzig 1857 lithografie Two artist impressions of Lavra and arsanas Lavra by Carl Wuttke (1849 – 1927 : wuttke-carl-1849-1927-germany-klosteranlage-auf-dem-berg-ath-1004997 wuttke-carl-1849-1927--blick-auf-das-kloster-dochiaro-2358124 bocklin anachoret etsArnold Böcklin, (1827 – 1901): “Der Anachoret” (ca. 1890 – 27×16 cm) Alphonse Mucha Der Heilige Berg Athos 1926Alphonse Mucha: Der Heilige Berg Athos, 1926 art Osbert Lancaster Vatopedi 1944-1946Osbert Lancaster: Vatopedi, 1944-1946 lear skiti annaSibthorp (Flora Graeca): Skiti Anna
Wim Voogd, 31/5

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