] HELLAS Paysages Helleniques, (Greek Countryside). Price: 950.00
R TOURTEs Album on Greece contains water-color repros of The Aegean Isles mainly but 10% of
mainland Greece, i.e Classical Athens, etc. Albums overall size 14 x 11 (35 x 27.5 cms).
The repros vary in size from 11.5 x 7.5 down to a 3.5 x 2.5 miniature and were mounted by the
artist himself on fine, matte-finished art paper, each repro placed within a blind- embossed mount.
Thickness ca 1.5 and weight 2 kgs, the Album is hard bound in hand-loomed woven material.
There is no text, each subject being numbered and identified, with extra index in both English/Greek.
A 1952 publication, contains 94 water-color (gouaches) repros, in 61 one-sided pages.
The Album is placed into a hard dust-jacket, since publication back in 1952.
Condition: Book&Album as issued (50 years ago).First and only Edition,
R o g e r T O U R T E
THE AEGEAN ISLES. Tradition-Color-Dazzling Light-History,
painted by Roger TOURTE (1902-72). French/Painter/Architect/
Writer/Late PhilHellenique Traveller.
Ref.: his Exhib. in The LOUVRE (Pavillon du Marsan),Paris,1933.
The most extensive Opaque Watercolors Collection on Greece.
No bio has been submitted for this artist.