Portrait of an Egyptian

Portrait of an Egyptian


Artist: Attributed to Dimitris Litsas
Signature:  Unsigned
Medium:  Oil Painting
Themes:  Portrait of an Egyptian
Support:  Painting on Cardboard
Dimensions cm:  52 x 34
Type:  Unique artwork
Framing: Framed


The artwork a Portrait of an Egyptian was created by Greek Artist Dimitrios Litsas. Dimitrios Litsas was born in Spetses He studied painting with famous artists Nikiforos Lytras (1832-1904), Constantine Volanakis(1837-1907) and George Roellos (1867-1928) and graduated from the School of Fine Arts in 1901. He continued his studies at the Drama School (1901-1903). Most of all he painted portraits and landscapes. In 1913 he settled permanently at Alexandria Egypt, where he created the School of Painting. Also he spend two years in Paris,(1930-1932) studying new art movements. Dimitrios Litsas created his own personal style in painting. His artistic heritage includes portraits, landscape, still life and characterised emotional colours and expressive brushwork. In his paintings he liked to depict the Egyptians and local landscapes. He had rarely dated his artworks and often didn’t even sign them. The painting is in very good condition.

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