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Lytras Nikiforos

PYRGOS (Settlement) TINOS
, , 1832 - 1904
Was born in Pirgos, of a family of sculptors. After studying in Athens and in Munich, he taught at the School of Fine Arts in Athens for almost 37 years. He studied a vast range of styles and created a monumental work that conveys the Greek spirit and temperament. He figures among the cornerstones of Greek fine arts, academics and teachers, and is considered the greatest Greek painter of 19th century.


Chalepas Giannoulis

, , 1851 - 1938
Was born in Pirgos of a family of sculptors. He studied sculpture at the Fine Arts School of Athens and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Munich. He is the cornerstone of Tiniot fine arts and is often called the modern Phidias

Filippotis Dimitrios

, , 1839 - 1919
Was born in Pirgos of a family of sculptors. He studied in Rome and later opened his studio in Athens. He contributed much to the development of sculpture in our country

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