Photios (Photis) Kontoglou

Photios (Photis) Kontoglou (Greek: Φώτιος Κόντογλου, also known by the pen name Φώτης Κόντογλους (Photis Kontoglous); Aivali or Ayvalik, 8 November 1895 – Athens, 13 July 1965) was a Greek writer, painter and icon painter. He was raised by his mother, Despoina Kontoglou, and his uncle Stefanos Kontoglou, who was abbot in the nearby monastery of Aghia Paraskevi. He spent his childhood among the monastery, the sea and the fishermen. In 1913, he enrolled at the Athens School of Fine Arts.
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Φώτης Κόντογλου,Fotis Kontoglou

Alexander the Great, King of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macdonia - iconography by Φώτης Κόντογλου,Fotis Kontoglou early century.

Φώτης Κόντογλου, Ο Άγιος Θεόδωρος ο Στρατηλάτης, 1947-1948

Φώτης Κόντογλου, Ο Άγιος Θεόδωρος ο Στρατηλάτης, 1947-1948

Full of Grace and Truth: What Orthodox Iconography Is, by Photios Kontoglou

Full of Grace and Truth: What Orthodox Iconography Is, by Photios Kontoglou

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