GIALLINAS Angelos (1857-1939) “Greengrocer’s store in Corfu”

Greengrocer`s in Corfu
The `Greengrocer`s in Corfu` presents a scene from everyday life in the painter`s birthplace of Corfu, and is simply a pretext to depict yet another view of the town. It is painted with the artist`s usual sensibility. Free of the photographic representation and romantic realism of the travelers, writers and painters, who visited Greece in the late 19th and early […]
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LASKARIDOU Sofia “Kaisariani Monastery”

Kaisariani Monastery
Sofia Laskaridou received a comprehensive education both within her family environment as well as during her studies in Munich and Paris. Her extensive oeuvre reflects a variety of influences from German Expressionism to the Post-Impressionist currents of France. In `Kaisariani Monastery`, her Munich training is evident in her spontaneous, impasto brushwork in a nearly monochromatic palette of browns and ochres. […]
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MILIADES Stelios “Front Door”

Front Door
Stelios Miliades was one of the very few Greek painters to embrace the teachings of French Impressionism in its pure form. Upon completing his studies in Munich, he settled in Paris, where he remained until 1932. He participated in many exhibitions with paintings of the French countryside, mostly views of villages in which the buildings play the primary role. This […]
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GIALLINAS Angelos (1857-1939) “Greengrocer`s in Corfu”

The `Greengrocer`s in Corfu` presents a scene from everyday life in the painter`s birthplace of Corfu, and is simply a pretext to depict yet another view of the town. It is painted with the artist`s usual sensibility. Free of the photographic representation and romantic realism of the travelers, writers and painters, who visited Greece in the late 19th and early […]
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GIALLINAS Angelos (1857-1939) “Garden in Corfu”

Garden in Corfu
Angelos Giallinas expressed himself primarily in watercolor. A large portion of his oeuvre comprised landscapes from the island of Corfu, his birthplace and home following his studies in Rome, Naples, and Venice. An extensive traveler, Giallinas made a multitude of watercolor renderings of views and scenes of the places he visited, work that he exhibited repeatedly in Greece as well […]
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SAVVIDES Simeon (1859-1927) “Kneeling Muslims”

Kneeling Muslims
Savvides was a restless, probing spirit who constantly experimented with new styles of expression that he also backed up with theory. In his extensive subject matter – genre scenes, portraiture, interiors, and, above all, images with oriental content – we encounter his innovative approach to both color as well as compositional organization. In this painting, with its loose, rapid brushwork […]
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ROILOS Georgios (1867-1928) “Town”

Town
A painter with an interesting and extensive range of subject matter, Georgios Roilos, despite his academic training, was concerned with depicting the landscape during the early 20th century, as were most Greek artists. His many trips to Europe broadened his horizons and led him to a personal exploration of nature characterized by daring coloration and a synthetic perception that allied […]
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ECONOMOU Ioannis (1860-1931) “Kaisariani”

Kaisariani
Economou`s earliest works bear the distinct stamp of his apprenticeship under Nikiforos Lytras at the Athens School of Fine Arts. He rapidly turned, however, toward landscape and a painting style that introduced certain Impressionist elements, such as a brighter palette, which would make him a part of the plein-air movement that prevailed in Greece in the early 20th century. The […]
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FLORA-KARAVIA Thalia (1871-1960) “Roman Aquaduct”

Roman Aquaduct
Thalia Flora-Karavia is one of Greece`s most noteworthy women painters. With her gentle, fine sensibility and extensive education, she created a series of paintings that display her intellectual and artistic skills. In `Roman Aqueduct` she bypassed the realistic, conservative approach to achieve an impressionistic rendering with strong, expressive colors and contrasts, in accordance with all that she learned in her […]
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