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Greek, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in Athens.

Painter.

Kleoniki Aspriati executed mostly portraits and worked in Athens. A pupil of Raphael Collin, Paul Leroy and Luc Olivier-Merson, she received honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Vienna, to Greek parents.

Painter. Portraits, birds.

Diana Bornozi exhibited portraits and pictures of birds in Paris at the Salon de la Société des Beaux-Arts 1914 and 1935.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19th century, in Lemnos; died c. 1920.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Brounzos was a pupil of Cabanel. He exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1889 (receiving a bronze medal) and in 1900.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in Russia.

Born between 1865 and 1866, in Eupatoria (Crimea); died 1929, in Athens.

Painter. Landscapes.

Nicolas Chimonas studied with Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi at the academy of fine arts in St Petersburg from 1890 to 1894 and later taught there (...

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1865, in Kalasteri; died 1946, in Athens.

Painter. Landscapes.

Odysseus Fokas went to Paris and Aix-en-Provence to complete his training.

Athens (Ethnikí Pinakothíki)

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Athens.

Painter, architect.

Adolphos Gelbert settled in Paris in 1900 and trained at the École des Beaux-Arts.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 March 1857, on Corfu; died 1939.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Angelos Giallina lived in Venice when very young, then spent time in Paris, London, Naples as well as in Corfu and Athens.

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1889 or 1890, in Sozopol, Bulgaria; died 1977, in Athens.

Painter. Figure compositions, figures, nudes, landscapes. Murals.

Symbolism.

A pupil of Spiros Vikatos, George Roilos and George Jacobides at the Athens school of fine arts, George Gunaropulos received a government grant to study in Paris in ...

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S. J. Vernoit

[Edhem, Osman Hamdi; Hamdi Bey]

(b Istanbul, Dec 30, 1842; d Eskihisar, Gebze, nr Istanbul, Feb 24, 1910).

Turkish painter, museum director and archaeologist. In 1857 he was sent to Paris, where he stayed for 11 years, training as a painter under Gustave Boulanger and Jean-Léon Gérôme. On returning to Turkey he served in various official positions, including two years in Baghdad as chargé d’affaires, while at the same time continuing to paint. In 1873 he worked on a catalogue of costumes of the Ottoman empire, with photographic illustrations, for the Weltausstellung in Vienna. In 1881 he was appointed director of the Archaeological Museum at the Çinili Köşk, Topkapı Palace, in Istanbul. He persuaded Sultan Abdülhamid II (reg 1876–1909) to issue an order against the traffic in antiquities, which was put into effect in 1883, and he began to direct excavations within the Ottoman empire. As a result he brought together Classical and Islamic objects for the museum in Istanbul, including the Sarcophagus of Alexander, unearthed in Sidon in ...

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1870, in Kastoria; died 1915, in Athens.

Painter. Seascapes.

A student of Constantin Volonakis at the school of fine art in Athens, Vassilios Hatzis painted mainly seascapes noted for their skilful execution and lighting effects.

Athens (Ethnikí Pinakothíki)

Athens (Polemikó Mouseío)...

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 January 1853, in Mitilíni, Lesbos; died 1932, in Athens.

Painter. History painting, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

A pupil of Nikiforos Lytras at the Athens academy of fine art and of Gabriel von Max and Ludwig von Löfftz at the Munich academy, Georg Jakobides settled in Munich. He painted mainly mythological subjects and compositions with children....

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1944, in Athens.

Painter.

Nouvelle Figuration.

Kyriakos Katzourakis studied at the school of fine arts in Athens from 1963 to 1968. His paintings are realist in style and use a typeset layout reminiscent of journalistic discourse, juxtaposing images, the aim being to accuse and seek revindication. He has taken part in collective exhibitions and had his first solo exhibition in Athens in ...

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Greek, 20th century, female.

Active in France from 1945.

Born 19 March 1914.

Painter.

Anna Kindynis lived in Paris from 1945 and started to exhibit there in 1947. Her painting style is realist with overtones of pathos.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Salamina.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes.

P. Lambessis studied under Lindenchsmith. He was awarded a commendation at the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Paris.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1849, in Salamina; died 1913, in Athens.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Polychronis Lembessis studied at the fine arts school in Athens, and at the fine arts academy in Munich.

Athens (Ethnikí Pinakothíki)

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1871, in Serres.

Painter. Local figures, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes.

Bucharest (Muz. National de Arta al României): Still-life; The Yob; Macedonian Countrywoman; A Bedouin; Portrait of a Woman; Jewish Woman from Salonica

London, 13 Oct 1994...

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Painter. Landscapes.

Ulysse Phocas was a student of Karl Cartier. He exhibited in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français, and was awarded a bronze medal at the 1900 Exposition Universelle.

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1859, on Corfu; died 1926.

Painter. Battles, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Emilios Prosalentis was born into a family of painters and sculptors and received his first instruction from his father, Spyros Prossalentis, who was a painter. He then went to Paris, where he developed an interest in the Impressionists, before returning to Corfu. He was a prolific landscape painter whose work reveals a great lyric sensibility. His portraits, however, are in the academic style he inherited from his father....

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in Belgium.

Born 6 August 1914, in Sitalona (Trichonida). Died 1989, in Ixelles, Belgium.

Painter.

Symbolism, Surrealism.

Sotiris Pylarinos trained at the Athens school of fine arts (1937-1944), the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam (1947-1949), the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp (...

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 February 1852, in Istanbul, Turkey; died 2 October 1909, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, portraits, local figures, architectural subjects, interiors with figures, animals.

Theodoros Rallis (Théodore Jacques Ralli) studied in Paris under Gérôme and Lecomte du Nouy and at the École des Beaux-Arts. He travelled widely in the Middle East and North Africa, finding many sources of inspiration. He exhibited first in 1875 at the Paris Salon, and subsequently at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he was a member. He received an honourable mention in 1885 and a silver medal in 1889 for the Exposition Universelle, and served as a member of the jury for the 1900 Exposition Universelle. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from 1879. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1901....