(1889 - 1977)
Giorgios (Georges) Gounaropoulos was active/lived in Greece, France, Bulgaria. Giorgios Gounaropoulos is known for figure, genre, landscape paintings.
Biography Giorgios Gounaropoulos
Gounaropoulos was born outside Greece, in Sozopoli Bulgaria. He came to Greece at the age of sixteen and after his studies went to Paris, where he would later return regularly, as his work was recognized late in Greece. After his first ventures in the direction of impressionism, he finally develops his own artistic style where the chromatic atmosphere functions as a mere suggestion and the figures (usually women) as symbols. In his works Portrait of Cybele, Archaic Figures, and Synthesis the artist bases his work on a timeless atmosphere which is created by the soft colors, to achieve the desired sublime quality in the female forms he portrays. He avoids exactness of details and in this general a
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