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Culture Traditional forms of Art - Professions Wood sculpture Wood sculpture of Metsovo Epirus Metsovo
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14/11/2006
The art of wood sculpture of Metsovo


At Metsovo the art of wood sculpture commenced a long time ago, during the Byzantine years. «THE GREAT PEAK AND THE BLOSSOMING OF THE METSOVO POPULAR ART COMMENCED AFTER 1659, WITH THE EXCELLENT POLITICAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL PRIVILEGES, WHICH THE METSOVO PRIMARY CHIEF SHEPHERD KYRGOS PHLOKAS HAD EXTRACTED FROM THE SUBLIME PORTE THAT RENDERED METSOVO AN AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC.

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14/11/2006
The Metsovo wood sculptors (names of the Metsovo wood sculptors)


Metsovo has a very large tradition in the wood sculpture art and there have survived the names of famous wood sculptors, who also travelled throughout all the Greek populated regions, in the Balkans as well as elsewhere.

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14/11/2006
The journeys and the works of the Tournovo wood sculptors


As it has been stressed the wood sculptors «…were active in certain regions and worked in accordance with the unwritten rules, which were based upon the common law.

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