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3rd century, male.

Active during the first half of the 3rd century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Asclepiades collaborated with Goneus in 274 BC in painting the paraskenia (stage wall) for the theatre at Delos, receiving in return 2,500 drachmas.

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1893, in Athens; died 1972.

Painter, draughtsman (charcoal), illustrator. Scenes with figures, landscapes. Posters, murals, stage costumes and sets.

Nuagisme.

Pericles Byzantios studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and returned to Greece in 1916. Early on, Byzantios was influenced by Bonnard and Vuillard. He used a broad stroke, softly animated lighting, and a pleasing palette of ochres and blues. His charcoal and pencil sketches allowed him to achieve an almost Expressionist line in his depiction of elegant women and Parisian passers by....

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Athens; died 1985.

Painter, illustrator, decorative designer, poet. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, urban landscapes. Stage sets, stage costumes, icons.

Nico Engonopoulos spent his childhood in Istanbul, then known as Constantinople. After an aimless stay in Paris, he studied at the school of fine art in Athens ...

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1962.

Born 1935, in Athens.

Painter (including gouache), pastellist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Scenes with figures, figures, nudes, still-lifes. Stage sets.

Alexander Fassianos was a pupil of Moralis at the school of fine art in Athens from 1954 to 1960...

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France from 1922.

Born 26 February 1906, in Athens; died 1994.

Painter, watercolourist. Stage sets.

Niko Ghika went to Paris in 1919 or 1922, registered at the Sorbonne, which he soon left for the Académie Ranson, where he was a student of Bissière. He stayed in Paris until ...

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1906, in Athens.

Painter, illustrator. Stage sets.

Initially a student of Parthenis in Greece, Nicos Hadjakyriakos-Ghykas went to Paris in 1922 for 12 years and took courses at the Académie Ranson. On his return to Greece, he was appointed as a teacher at the Polytechnic. He was the proponent of Cubism which, in his own work, he succeeded in combining with oriental and Byzantine elements....

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1967.

Born 1938, in Athens.

Painter, sculptor. Still-lifes, townscapes. Stage sets.

Sarandis Karavusis trained at the school of fine arts in Athens under the direction of Yannis Moralis, and then at the school of fine arts in Paris. From ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active also active in France.

Born 1956, in Athens.

Painter (mixed media).

Klairy Korelis studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris where she graduated in stage design and costumes for the theatre. She exhibits in France and Greece. She won the town of Antibes painting prize in ...

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1916, in Arta.

Painter, illustrator. Designs for mosaics, stage sets, low reliefs.

Yannis Moralis studied at the Athens school of fine art from 1931 to 1936 and the École des Arts et Métiers in Paris from 1937 to 1939. He also trained in Italy. In ...

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Pavlos  

Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1958.

Born 1930, in Filiatra (Peloponnese).

Collage artist, sculptor, poster artist. Stage sets.

Even though Pavlos was a student at the fine arts school in Athens from 1949 to 1953, he only truly discovered painting in 1954...