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2011 – Doors

There are different types of doors to admire on the Holy Mountain. The important monastery main gate doors such as this one from Konstamonitou monastery who will be closed after the sun is set. A small rusted door at Koutloumousiou. … Continue reading

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1962 – The historical red balcony of Simonos Petras is gone forever!

The entrance of Simonos Petras at the back of the monastery in 1917 with on the right the red balcony. Because the front on the monastery is so spectacular the back is not that much photographed. The same spot, but now … Continue reading

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1760 – lecture about women and Athos by Veronica Della Dora

The portrait of Olga Papaloukas with Karyes as background painted by her husband Spyros. On November 10, 2015, Veronica della Dora, Chair of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, will give a lecture in the American School of Classical Studies … Continue reading

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1539 – Two famous Athos painters: Papaloukas and Panselinos

Papaloukas and Panselinos. hv

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1447 – Painting by Spyros Papaloukas

Spyros Papaloukas painted this chapel in the courtyard of Vatopedi in the 1920-30ties. hv

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1343 – Karyes and Iviron by Papaloukas

Spyros Papaloukas 1892 – 1957. The work of this greek artist is still highly appreciated as you can see here. Iviron Iviron Photo by Alexander Kleshchev HV + WV  

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1204 – art: Karyes by Papaloukas

Spyros Papaloukas (Greek, 1892-1957) From Karyes, Mount Athos signed in Greek (lower right) oil on card 33 x 27.2 cm. Sold for EUR 26,400 inclusive of Buyer’s Premium Footnote: Painted in 1923.PROVENANCE: Private collection, Athens. Karyes, Mount Athos was painted during … Continue reading

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1162 – art: Spyros Papaloukas

Recently sold at Sotheby’s auctionhouse for app. EUR 80.000. The skete of Kavsokalyvia is one of the most distant and remote on Mount Athos. It is built on exceptionally rugged terrain, surmounting a single rock on a cliff overlooking the sea. … Continue reading

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1053 – Spyros Papaloukas: Simonas Petras

For sale 60.000 – 80.000 BP Sotheby’s, London 17th may. Here is the text from the catalogue: Simonopetra Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery located on the southern coast of the Athos peninsula, between the port of Dafni and the … Continue reading

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962 – Art: Spyros Papaloukas

Spyros Papaloukas has a prominent place among great Greek painters of the past century. Alongside with his paintings, he decorated several churches, including the famous Cathedral of Amfissa (1927-1932). He made works on Mount Athos in the period: 1923-1935. Here … Continue reading

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