Sailor with summer uniform
He was born in Piraeus (1910-1989) and studied at the School of Fine Arts (1929-35).
At the same time, he studied at Fotis Kontoglou (1931-34), who introduced him to Byzantine painting while studying folk architecture and attire.
Together with Dimitris Pikionis, Photis Kontoglou and Angelos Hatzimichalis, he was the leader of the era for Greek art.
In 1935-6, after visiting Constantinople, he…