Yiannis Poulakas

1863-1942 Greece/Scenographer/Painting

 

Brief Biography-Yiannis Poulakas was born in Agios Georgios Nileias near Volos. When he was young, he visited Istanbul, then Constantinople, where he received his primary education in scenography and art. In Athens, Nikiforos Lytras was his first noted teacher, later the seascapes of Konstantinos Volanakis influenced him. Volanakis was to become a close friend of Poulakas. His principal means of living was theatre scenography; however, he taught painting and calligraphy when in Volos circa 1900, and later in Athens where he died in 1942.

 

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beach at volos

beach of volos


beach with boat

beach with boat

sailing vessel
in a storm

sailing vessel in a storm


fishing boat

fishing boat


fishing boats

fishing boats


port of volos

port of volos

return of the
fishing boats

return of the fishing boats[


fishermen

fishermen


sea battle of itea

sea battle of itea


volos port

volos port


sail and steam

sail and steam