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Thomopoulos, Epaminondas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00182240
Thomopoulos, Epaminondas

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Greek, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1878, in Patras; died 1974, in Athens.

Painter. Landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Epaminondas Thomopoulos studied under Domenico Morelli and Filippo Palizzi at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Naples, and afterwards at the academy in Rome. During his time in Italy, he discovered the work of Giovanni Segantini, who had adapted the pointillism practised by the late Impressionists to his own personal needs, developing a form of Tachisme, and had founded the Macchiaioli group (from the Italian 'macchia' meaning spots or patches). On his return to Athens, Thomopoulos taught at the school of fine arts (...

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Subjects: Painting ; Greek and Roman Art ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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