01 Painting of the Canals of Venice, Epaminondas Thomopoulos’ Venice, with footnotes. #86

Epaminondas Thomopoulos, (1878 – 1974)

Oil on hardboard
29.2 x 29.2 cm
Private collection

Epameinondas Thomopoulos (1878 – January 4, 1976) went as a boarder to school at the Institute of Kapodistrias in Corfu from 1892 to 1895. In 1896 he went to Naples where he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts until 1899. He continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome from 1899 to 1900. From 1901 to 1903 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. In 1915 he became Professor of the School of Fine Arts in Athens teaching until 1948 and in 1945 he was elected Director of the School. He died in Athens in 1976.

Most of his works and drawings are related with nature. Many of these are preserved in the Patras city hall and the National Gallery of Greece.

In 1996, the city of Patras awarded a large spot in the National Gallery of the city. More on Epameinondas Thomopoulos

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I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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