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Oumbertos Argyros

 (1877/82 - 1963)
Oumbertos Argyros was active/lived in Greece.  Oumbertos Argyros is known for painting.

Oumbertos Argyros

Biography from Psatharis Auctions

Kavala, from 1877 to 1882 - 1963. The existing literature does not agree as to the painter's birth time and have been several different dates.

He studied painting at the School of Fine Arts (1900 - 1904), with their teachers Nikiforos Litra and C. Roilos. In 1906 he continued his studies at the Munich Academy.

In 1929 he was elected professor at the School of Fine Arts in Athens, where he taught until 1953. In his workshop, have studied many later leading Greek artists such as the painter Fotis Zacharias, the Telemachos Kanthos engraver, sculptor Christos Capralos, the painters George Manousakis, Yiannis Moralis Yannis Spyropoulos, etc.

In Etching is more free, because it gives great initiative to light, which changes greatly chromatic scale of his works and leads to an impressionist painting texture execution. He presented his work in several exhibitions ..

His works are in the National Gallery, the Averoff Gallery, the Academy Gallery, the War Museum, in Coll. Koutlidis, Leventis etc.

In 1952, the Athens Academy awarded him the Excellence in Arts and Letters and in 1959 elected its regular member.

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About  Oumbertos Argyros

Born:  1877/82
Died:   1963
Known for:  painting