Epameinondas Thomopoulos

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Epameinondas Thomopoulos
Born 1878
Country flagPatras, Greece
Died January 4, 1976
Country flagAthens, Greece
Occupation painter

Epameinondas Thomopoulos (Greek: Επαμεινώνδας Θωμόπουλος, 1878 - January 4, 1976) was a Greek artist who attended the academy and the first Greek impressionist.

He studied drawing in Italy. It was his years as professor of the arts achool and for two years at a school from 1948 until 1949. In 1949, he was elected member of the Athens Academy and in 1962, he was appointed president of the same member.

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.

References[edit]

  • T. Iliadou-Maniaki Epameinondas Thomopoulos Achaikes Ekdoseis, Patras ISBN 960-7164-34-2
  • The first version of the article is translated and is based from the article at the Greek Wikipedia (el:Main Page)