The exhibition is held on the occasion of the Municipality of Nafplio celebrations for the 150-year anniversary of the Revolution (February 1 – April 8 1862) against the regime of King Otto.
The exhibition outlines the historical period from the arrival of Otto in Nafplio, Greece’s first capital, to the eviction of the King (October 1862) and focuses on key features of Nafplio’s modern iconography mainly through the perspective of Greek and foreign artists regarding the events that marked King Otto’s reign.
The reign of Otto exhibition includes, among other things, lithographs and paintings of the departure of young Otto from Munich’s Court, of his arrival at Nafplio, portraits of Otto and Amalia, photographs and paintings of the protagonists of the Nafplio Revolution, a lithograph of the eviction of the first kings, the table on which the decree of eviction was signed in 1862 as well as cartoons referring to the competition of the Forces for the reclaim of power in Greece.
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|Date: 12/10/2012– 30/01/2013 Place: Nafplio Venue: National Gallery & Alexandros Soutzos Museum (Nafplio Annex), 23, Sidiras Merarchias st. Op. H.: Monday, Thursday, Saturday: 10:00 – 15:00 Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 20:00 Sunday: 10:00 – 14:00 Monday: free admission|