Representing Greekness: French and Greek Lithographs from the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827) and the Greek-Italian War (1940-1941)

  title={Representing Greekness: French and Greek Lithographs from the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827) and the Greek-Italian War (1940-1941)},
  author={Anna Efstathiadou},
  journal={Journal of Modern Greek Studies},
  pages={191 - 218}
  • A. Efstathiadou
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • History
  • Journal of Modern Greek Studies
Popular lithographs produced by French and Greek artists during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827) and the Greek-Italian War (1940-1941) quite often overstated elements of Greek national identity with a focus on classical antiquity and Byzantine Orthodoxy. This is a comparative study of how Greeks and Greece have been represented through the following two collections of the National Historical Museum in Athens: popular lithographs produced, printed, and distributed by French artists in… 
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