(1849 - 1884)
Pericles Pantazis was active/lived in Greece. Pericles Pantazis is known for painting.
Self Portrait of the Artist
Biography Pericles Pantazis
Pericles Pantazis was a Greek Impressionist painter. He studied painting at the
Athens School of Fine Arts from 1861 to 1871 under Nikiforos Lytras.
After a year in Munich he went to Paris where he was taught by Gustave
Courbet and Antoine Chintreuil.
In 1873, with a reference letter from
Manet, he moved to Brussels. A notable Greek wine businessman, Jean
Économou, commissioned a large number of paintings.
In Belgium, Pantazis
became a member of an anti-academic artistic group called Circle de la
pâte (meaning the circle of colour), and a member of Les XX. In 1878, he
represented Greece at the International Art Biennalle of Paris.
before he turned 35 years old from ch
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