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Greek, 19th century, male.

Born 1852, in Athens; died 1878.

Painter. Waterscapes, seascapes.

A friend of the architect H.C. Hansen, Altamura visited Copenhagen where he attended the fine arts academy from 1873 to 1876. He was primarily a painter of seascapes.

Copenhagen, 3 June 1976...

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Greek, 19th century, male.

Painter.

Arthimos painted a Madonna for the chapel of St Nicholas in the lavra monastery at Mount Athos.

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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 century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born in Constantinople, of Greek parents.

Painter. Genre scenes.

This artist lived in Alexandria and travelled in Egypt. He exhibited in the Paris Salons of 1893 and 1896.

Article

Greek, 19th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 17 March 1837, on Crete; died 1907.

Painter. Waterscapes, seascapes.

Bolanachi worked in Munich.

Graz: 'Emperor', Liner

Leeds (City AG): A Turkish Warship on Fire (1868, oil on canvas...

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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.

Article

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.

Article

Greek, 19th century, male.

Born 1814, in Thebes; died 1878, in Munich.

Painter. History painting, figures.

This artist arrived in Munich in 1832 and studied at the academy there, earning a place of honour among 19th-century painters. Notable works include the Apotheosis of the War of Greek Independence...

Article

Greek, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1768, in Zákinthos; died 1834, at Zákinthos.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Cantunis was the pupil of Nicolas Cutuzis, and also studied in Venice.

Athens (Ethnikí Pinakothíki)

Zakinthos (MA)

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Greek, 19th century, male.

Born 1858, in Patras; died 27 January 1935, in Athens.

Painter, art restorer. Landscapes, seascapes.

This artist, the pupil of George Jakobidés, exhibited at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris.

Article

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 (...

Article

Greek, 19th century, male.

Born 1840, in Athens.

Painter.

Doukas was a pupil of Lytras in Greece and of Gérôme in Paris.

Athens: Achilles and the Centaur Chiron

Article

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)

Article

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.

Article

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 ...

Article

Greek, 19th century, male.

Born 1 March 1842, on Tinos (Cyclades); died 4 January 1901, in Munich.

Painter. Portraits, allegorical subjects, religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Nikolaos Gysis trained at the Athens school of fine arts and in 1865 at the Piloty school in Munich. He exhibited several times in Paris and was awarded medals in Munich in 1834 and 1892....

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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 century, male.

Born c. 1798, in Karpenisi; died 1866.

Draughtsman, lithographer.

Athanasis Iatrides worked in Paris in 1827 and 1828 before being attached to the Greek archaeological service as an artist from 1832 to 1844. He is known for: Funeral of Marcos Botsaris...