Nicolas Sperling Greek Costume illustrations from 1930

Nicolas Sperling was a miniaturist active in Egypt. Antony Benaki entrusted the execution of the Hellenic national costumes to Sperling, who was brought to Greece for the purpose. Sperling completed a great number of watercolor illustrations, of which 111 plates were printed.
$1500 for the First Edition #1 of 300...I hear even the museum no longer has a complete set.  Well worth the money (if I only had it!) HADZIMICHALI, ANGELIKI & NICOLAS SPERLING. ANTONY E. BENAKI, EDITOR - HELLENIC NATIONAL COSTUMES

$1500 for the First Edition #1 of 300...I hear even the museum no longer has a complete set. Well worth the money (if I only had it!) HADZIMICHALI, ANGELIKI & NICOLAS SPERLING. ANTONY E. BENAKI, EDITOR - HELLENIC NATIONAL COSTUMES

#85 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Cyprus, Karpaci)

#85 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Cyprus, Karpaci)

#84 - Peasant Cosutme (Cyprus, Karpaci)

#84 - Peasant Cosutme (Cyprus, Karpaci)

#82 - Peasant Woman's Bridal Dress (Dodecanese, Kastellorizo)

#82 - Peasant Woman's Bridal Dress (Dodecanese, Kastellorizo)

#81a - Peasant Woman's Dress (Dodecanese, Nisyros)

#81a - Peasant Woman's Dress (Dodecanese, Nisyros)

#81 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Dodecanese, Kalymnos)

#81 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Dodecanese, Kalymnos)

#80 - Bridal Dress (Dodecanese, Astypalaia)

#80 - Bridal Dress (Dodecanese, Astypalaia)

#79 - Bridal Dress (Ionian Islands, Lefkas)

#79 - Bridal Dress (Ionian Islands, Lefkas)

#78 - Man's Costume (Ionian Islands, Lefkas)

#78 - Man's Costume (Ionian Islands, Lefkas)

#77 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Ionian Islands, Corfu, Lycoursi)

#77 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Ionian Islands, Corfu, Lycoursi)

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