Bouzianis Yiorgos

George Bouzianis was a major Greek expressionist painter. He studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts with teachers such as Nikiphoros Lytras and Konstantinos Volanakis, Georgios Roilos and Dimitrios Geraniotis. In 1907 he moved to Munich to continue his art studies with Otto Seitz. He became very soon a respected artist in Germany. Between 1929 and 1932 he travelled and lived in Paris. In 1934 he returned to Greece. In 1950 he represented Greece at the Venice Biennale and in 1952 he was awarded with the first award of the Guggenheim competition for Greece. His house after his death in Dafni, Attica has been converted to a museum. His paintings are today exhibited at the National Gallery of Athens and in many other museums in Greece and abroad.

Seated girl

Watercolor and pencil on paper
50 x 40 cm