Acclaimed art restorer Tasos Margaritof dies at age 90

Acclaimed art restorer Tasos Margaritof dies at age 90

Greece’s first ever certified art restorer and conservationist, Tasos Margaritof, died on Saturday after a brief illness at a hospital in Volos, central Greece.

He was 90 years old.

Margaritof was born in Athens in 1925 and became a legend in his field, handling countless masterpieces in Greece, the Middle East and Italy. He also supervised the restoration of the famed Akrotiri frescoes on Santorini in 1967.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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