Greek, 16th – 17th century, male.
Born c. 1558, in Greece (province of Achaia); died c. 1640, in Naples.
Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects. Murals.
This painter came to Italy at the age of twenty-two, after having studied the rudiments of painting in his own country. He became a pupil of Tintoretto in Venice, where he spent five years. He then settled in Naples, where he spent the rest of his days. He was of a very jealous and uncompromising nature and often persecuted his contemporaries: Domenichino suffered particularly from his unpleasant behaviour....