Photis Kontoglou - the pen name of Photios Apostolelis - (born in Aivali on 8 November 1895 – died in Athens on 13 July 1965) - Greek writer, painter and iconographer. Kontoglou was a particularly productive artist. A devout Orthodox Christian, he undertook the restoration of the frescos of the Perivleptos church in Mystras. Furthermore, he painted frescos in various churches all around Greece, among them the Kapnikarea church in Athens.
"Erotokritos" with cover by Photis Kontoglou. Erotokritos (Greek: Ἐρωτόκριτος) is a romance composed by Vikentios (Vitsentzos) Kornaros in early 17th century Crete. It consists of 10,012 fifteen-syllable rhymed verses, the last twelve of which refer to the poet himself / Ερωτόκριτος υπό Βιτσέντζου Κορνάρου, 1915. Ο Φ. Κόντογλου περί το 1936-38, διακόσμησε με πρωτότυπη εικονογράφηση το δερματόδετο εξώφυλλο του βιβλίου.