Nikolaos Gyzis

Νικόλαος Γύζης

1842-1901 Greece

 

Brief Biography-Nikolaos Gyzis was born on the Greek island of Tinos in 1842. He first studied at the School of Fine Arts in Athens and moved to the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich in 1865. After a long spell back in Greece where he succeeded in painting many greek subjects, he returned to Munich and became a professor at the Academy in 1886. He was a significant figure in the Munich School, consisting mainly of Greek artists painting in western styles not associated with Byzantine influences. Gryzis lived in Munich for the remainder of his life.

 

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Capuchin Monk

Capuchin Monk

The Painter

The Painter

Girl Playing

Girl Playing

The Barber

The Barber

Learning by Heart

Learning by Heart

Nymth and Cupid

Nymth and Cupid

Man with Pipe

Oriental Man with Pipe

The Step Mother

The Step Mother

Pastryman

Pastryman

History

History

Girl

Girl

The Orphans

The Orphans

Boy with Cherries

Boy with Cherries

Grandpa

Grandpa and Children

The Betrothed

The Betrothed