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Biographies (9)


Lytras Nikiforos

PYRGOS (Settlement) TINOS
1832 - 1904
Was born in Pirgos, of a family of sculptors. After studying in Athens and in Munich, he taught at the School of Fine Arts in Athens for almost 37 years. He studied a vast range of styles and created a monumental work that conveys the Greek spirit and temperament. He figures among the cornerstones of Greek fine arts, academics and teachers, and is considered the greatest Greek painter of 19th century.

Gyzis Nikolaos

1842 - 1901
Was born in Sklavochori, where he spent his childhood. Since 1888, after studying in Athens and Munich, he became a permanent member and professor of the Academy of Fine Arts of Munich. His work represents naturalism, classicism and Greek style. Together with his friend Nikiforos Litras, he is considered the first representative of modern Greek art. He studied every style of painting and became known as one of the greatest artists of his period, even outside Greece.



Baucis (Baukis), a Greek poetess, who is called a disciple of Sappho. She was a native of Tenos, and a friend of Erinna. She died at a youthful age, just before her marriage, and Erinna is said to have written the epitaph upon her which is still extant, and which, together with another fragment of Erinna, contains all we know about Baucis. (Anthol. Gr. vii. 710, 712; Bergk, Poet. Lyr. Gr.)


Chalepas Giannoulis

PYRGOS (Settlement) TINOS
1851 - 1938
Was born in Pirgos of a family of sculptors. He studied sculpture at the Fine Arts School of Athens and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Munich. He is the cornerstone of Tiniot fine arts and is often called the modern Phidias

Filippotis Dimitrios

1839 - 1919
Was born in Pirgos of a family of sculptors. He studied in Rome and later opened his studio in Athens. He contributed much to the development of sculpture in our country

Georgios Vitalis

1840 - 1901
Was born in Isternia. He studied in Athens and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Munich. He was honoured by many rewards and gold medals, in Greece and abroad.

Sochos Lazaros

1862 - 1911
Was born in Isternia. He studied first in Athens, then in Paris; and became professor of the Fine Arts School in Athens in 1908.

Sochos Antonios

1888 - 1975
Was born in Isternia of a family of sculptors.

Georgios, Markos, Lasaros and Ioannis Fitalis

Sculptors, who were born in Isternia at around 1821. They founded a studio of marble sculpture in Athens, which became a breeding ground of Greek artists over a period of 40 years.

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