Window to Hydra poster by Panagiotis Mastrantonis. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
An open window to the port of the island of Hydra and its uniquely unchanged scenery - all of you who have visited there know the feeling.... more
An open window to the port of the island of Hydra and its uniquely unchanged scenery - all of you who have visited there know the feeling. Offering both a glance into history, as if time stood still there for almost a century now, but also a glimpse of the brilliant Greek summer. The sea, the sun, the sounds, flavors & aromas of carefree days. A glimpse of hope too, so much needed in these strange days we are all living through, of what lies out there awaiting our return.
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About Panagiotis Mastrantonis
His love and admiration for the craftsmanship and form of the sailing-ships of the past, coupled with the adventurous & somewhat magical atmosphere of the "age of sail" is what fuels the intriguing work of Panagiotis Mastrantonis.
Born in 1940 in Piraeus, Greece and with family roots from the islands of Hydra and Ios, the sea and maritime scenery seems to have had a lasting underlying influence on his creative psyche.
After studying freehand drawing at the Art School of George and Eleni Vakalo and architectural drawing at the Athens Technological Institute, he worked as a professional architectural modeler until 1995.
Since then he engaged exclusively in drawing his sailing ship portraits, using a unique mixed technique of freehand...