Σωζόπολη Βουλγαρίας, 1889
- Αθήνα, 1977.
Σπούδασε ζωγραφική στο
Σχολείο Των Τεχνών (1907
- 1912) με δάσκαλους τους Σ. Βικάτο, Β. Μποκατσιάλη και Γ. Ροϊλό.
He was born outside Greece, in Sozopoli Bulgaria. He came to
Greece at the age of sixteen and after his studies goes to
Paris, where later is going to return regularly, as his work
is recognized late in Greece. After his first ventures in
the direction of impressionism, he finally develops his own
artistic style where the chromatic atmosphere functions as a
mere suggestion and the figures (usually women) as symbols.
In his works Portrait of Cybele, Archaic Figures, and
Synthesis the artist bases his work on a timeless atmosphere
which is created by the soft colors, to achieve the desired
sublime quality in the female forms he portrays.
exactness of details and in this general atmosphere tries to
portray values of timelessness through his forms.