Dreams of a Greece that isn’t coming back. Watercolors from an album with views of Greece done by artist Miltiadis Thon (1875-1945) whose album it was. It was part of a 2003 Bonhams auction.

Watercolor from an album that belonged to artist Miltiadis Thon with 135 watercolors done by the artist with various depictions of landscapes and seascapes of Greece. 1845. Signed and dated on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/10584/lot/19/?category=list
Watercolor from an album that belonged to artist Miltiadis Thon with 135 watercolors done by the artist with various depictions of landscapes and seascapes of Greece. 1895-1937. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/10584/lot/19/?category=list
The Parthenon. Watercolor from an album that belonged to artist Miltiadis Thon with 135 watercolors done by the artist with various depictions of landscapes and seascapes of Greece. 1895-1937. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/10584/lot/19/?category=list
Watercolor from an album that belonged to artist Miltiadis Thon with 135 watercolors done by the artist with various depictions of landscapes and seascapes of Greece. 1895-1937, closer to 1937 judging by the automobile which belonged to the watercolorist himself. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/10584/lot/19/?category=list

Miltiadsis Thon was a Greek artist of German descent. He was a descendant of Karl Christian Friedrich Thon, a Bavarian, who settled in Athens in 1833 when he arrived as a member of the court of King Otto.

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