|Born||March 12, 1912|
|Died||May 18, 1990 (aged 78)|
|Education||Athens School of Fine Arts,|
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
|Awards||First prize of the Academy of Athens|
Yiannis Spyropoulos (Greek: Γιάννης Σπυρόπουλος) (March 12, 1912 – May 18, 1990) was a famous Greek painter of the second half of the 20th century.
Life and work
Spyropoulos was born in Pylos of Messenia. In 1933 he was accepted at the Athens School of Fine Arts. His teachers included Spyridon Vikatos, Oumbertos Argyros and Epameinondas Thomopoulos. Eight years later the Academy of Athens rewards Spyropoulos with the first prize and the opportunity to study in the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. During his studies he was taught by Charles-François-Prosper Guérin.
- Spyropoulos Yannis, National Gallery of Greece, retrieved 2016-02-18
- Spyropoulos Foundation
- Spyropoulos paintings
- Municipal Art Gallery Of Chania
- Painter's folder in the Teloglion Foundation of Art
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