1803 – Lot 74 – Panayotis Cacoyannis
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Panayotis Cacoyannis, (Cyprus 1955 – Britain) “Birth of an Angel” – 1992, Mixed media on Plaster – composition in iron frame 79X84cm
Sold for: €824.95 incl. premium
Panayotis Cacoyannis was born in Nicosia in 1955. He had a magical childhood growing up in a small seaside town in Cyprus. After two years as an army conscript (during which time the island suffered first a military coup and then an invasion), he traveled to Britain where he studied law at Oxford and qualified to practice at the Bar. Having then decided that he didn’t want to be a lawyer, he also graduated art school, and for many happy years he worked as a painter and sculptor, until a spell of artist’s block led to a very short course in creative writing…