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Lot 2193
linocut printed in colored inks to commemorate the Women Walk Home movement for a re-unification of Cyprus, the work numbered and signed in the lower margin. Matted under glass and framed (DOA 42.5 x 54 in.); Included are a large cotton parade banner from one of the three Women Walk Home marches that were held in 1975, 1987, and 1989, it reads "WE COME IN PEACE" (34.5 x 141 in.); plus a dried foliate collection under glass with museum display plaque reading "Flowers collected by Kathrin Koonce during the Third 'Women Walk Home' demonstration on March 19, 1989, at Lymbia, Cyprus."
Hambis Tsangaris was born in Kontea, a village located in the Turkish-occupied northeastern region of Cyprus. His work reflects a deep love for the island's traditional culture and expresses a desire to heal the current political division between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Some creases to the banner; the grouping in overall very good condition.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Hambis Tsangaris (Cypriot, b. 1947), Women Walk Home

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 15, 2018
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Estimate $25 - $25,000
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