THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
Fortress", 1988 By Rallis Kopsidis
Oil on canvas, 45Χ75 cm.
Inv. No.: P-51
Born at Kastro on the
Island of Limnos,
Rallis Kopsidis studied at the School of Fine Arts (1949-1953) with
Andreas Georgiadis, but abandoned his studies at the fourth year in
order to continue with Photis Kondoglou (1953-1959).He had his first one-man exhibition
in Athens (1958) and had
shown his work in several Greek cities
at other solo and group exhibitions, including a number of Pan-Hellenic
He has painted in a contemporary perception
the hagiographies of the Patriarchal Center at Chambesy
(Geneva) and has written and illustrated several literary books. He was one of the main
representatives of the Hellenic
style and his work contains elements of the naive and Byzantine
painting. Rallis Kopsidis passed
in Athens (2010).
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