(1925 - 2016)
Panayiotis Tetsis was active/lived in Greece. Panayiotis Tetsis is known for marine painting.
Biography Panayiotis Tetsis
Panayiotis Tetsis (Greek: ?a?a???t?? ??ts??; 1925 - 5 March 2016) was a Greek painter. Tetsis was an exponent of the post-impressionistic seascape tradition.
Born in 1925 on the island of Hydra, where he spent his childhood and early teenage years, Tetsis moved to Piraeus in 1937.
Though the artist depicts marine themes that are familiar to him - mostly set against the backdrop of Hydra and Sifnos. “If I take a long voyage at sea, I get bored,” Tetsis says, “and I don’t agree with Cavafy that headed for Ithaca we ought to hope that the voyage lasts as long as possible.” And he added: “I paint a large number of my seas from memory. I don’t need to paint them from life. And even if I do, I change them late
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