Village Life - Manolates, Samos, Greece

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Artist - Ask     Category - Figurative
Printed on Giclée Hahnemühle Photo Rag

I was on my way to the airport at the end of 2 weeks painting in Samos, when I pulled off the highway to pay one last visit to the artists' village of Manolates, high up a narrow winding road in the mountains. With just 1 hour to spare, I went in search of a lady I had heard made handwoven Greek rugs, called koureloudes, (woven from from old "rags"). While in the narrow street below her little loom-filled shop I spotted the old man coming up the hill and quickly positioned myself to grab a pic.

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