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Detail of the wall-painting found at the Prechistoric city of Akrotiri into the house named “Building comlex delta” room D2 , South wall.
The main subject is the composition now known as the “Spring fresco”. Using a range of colours ,including black, red, yellow and blue in various combinations,the artist represented the mountainous and rocky landscape of Santorini, planted with blossoming lillies, between which swallows fly in a diversity of positions.
Dimensions : Height 0,25 m Width 0,25 m
Location of the original : National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Materials and technique: The wall-painting is made of handmade lime plaster canvas which is glued on enhanced double seawood. The technique used is the ancient fresco with the original earth colours.The missing pieces of the original are being attributed with the same plaster used for the restoration of the originals.The special finishing applied makes the wall-painting resistant to dust and moisture as well as it ensures longevity without further maintenance, either when the wall-painting is hanged on the wall or built in the wall.
"AKRON" Art Centre
Megalochori 84700, Thira (Santorini)
"Akron" was created out of love and respect for our country's history and art heritage. Our passion has forced us to deepen and systematically study the mentality behind the artworks that were created in ancient Greece, in order to come up with innovative ideas on how to revive them through our reproductions and make meaningful premium quality artworks for our clients. Each and every one of our art pieces is purely handcrafted using exceptional materials and a lot of taste.