Nikolaos Gyzis

1842 - 1901

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Nikolaos Gyzis (Greek: Νικόλαος Γύζης [niˈ ˈʝi.zis]; German: Nikolaus Gysis; 1 March 1842 – 4 January 1901) was considered one of Greece's most important 19th-century painters. He was most famous for his work Eros and the Painter, his first genre painting. It was auctioned in May 2006 at Bonhams in London, being last exhibited in Greece in 1928. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolaos Gyzis has received more than 96,127 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Nikolaos Gyzis is the 601st most popular painter (down from 557th in 2019), the 350th most popular biography from Greece (down from 316th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Greek Painter.

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Among painters, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 601 out of 1,428Before him are Altichiero, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Abraham van Beijeren, Martiros Saryan, and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta. After him are Louis-Michel van Loo, Heinrich Füger, Hans Richter, Balthasar van der Ast, Peter Nicolai Arbo, and Konstantin Makovsky.

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Among people born in 1842, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 33Before him are Johannes Zukertort, Édouard Lucas, James Dewar, Gaston, Count of Eu, Alphonse Borrelly, and Arkhip Kuindzhi. After him are Ōyama Iwao, Catherine Eddowes, Charles Cros, Mykola Lysenko, Georg Ritter von Schönerer, and Osman Hamdi Bey. Among people deceased in 1901, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 23Before him are Elisha Gray, Gaetano Bresci, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Francesco Crispi, Josef Rheinberger, and Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. After him are Adolf Eugen Fick, George Francis FitzGerald, François-Marie Raoult, Shō Tai, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, and John Kemp Starley.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 350 out of 855Before him are Agis III (-350), Semonides of Amorgos (-650), Miltiades the Elder (-600), Paeonius (-500), Eurydice of Egypt (-400), and Lucas Papademos (1947). After him are Nicos Poulantzas (1936), Agesipolis I (-410), Leon of Sparta (-700), Constantine Phaulkon (1647), Agoracritus (-500), and Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem (1952).

Among PAINTERS In Greece

Among painters born in Greece, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 4Before him are El Greco (1541), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), and Agatharchus (-500). After him are Jannis Kounellis (1936), Apollodorus (-500), Euphranor (-301), and Amasis Painter (-550).