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Roilos, Georgios (<i>died</i> 1928), painter

Evita Arapoglou

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Greek painter. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Athens (1885–8) and at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich (1888–90). He travelled to Paris (1890) and England (1903–8), but lived mainly in Athens. His portraits (e.g. D. Vikelas; Athens, N.G.) show a conservative academic style influenced by French and German Realism. His participation in the Greek-Turkish war of 1897 and the Balkan Wars of 1912–13 prompted him to paint a

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