Konstantinos Volanakis

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Style: Impressionism; Realism;

Place: Heraklion

Born: 1837

Death: 1907


Konstantinos Volanakis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Βολανάκης 1837, Heraklion - 29 June 1907, Piraeus) was a Greek painter who became known as the "father of Greek seascape painting". His parents came from a small village near Rethymno. Later, they moved again for business reasons, and he completed his basic education on Syros in 1856. Afterward, urged on ...

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