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 120,013 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Nikolaos Gyzis is the 749th most popular painter (down from 600th in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Greece (down from 350th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 749 out of 1,421Before him are Reza Abbasi, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Giovanni di Paolo, Nuno Gonçalves, Wols, and Carlo Maratta. After him are Adam Frans van der Meulen, Léon Cogniet, Piero del Pollaiolo, Alvise Vivarini, Thomas Eakins, and Joseph Anton Koch.

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Among people born in 1842, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 42Before him are Gaston, Count of Eu, Georg Ritter von Schönerer, Charles Cros, Maria Konopnicka, Osman Hamdi Bey, and Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia. After him are Rikard Nordraak, Alexandre Ribot, Carl Zeller, José-Maria de Heredia, Hugo Schuchardt, and François Coppée. Among people deceased in 1901, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 31Before him are Adolf Eugen Fick, Iosif Gurko, Princess Januária of Brazil, Lev Ivanov, Shō Tai, and François-Marie Raoult. After him are John Kemp Starley, Leopoldo Alas, Leon Czolgosz, Mahadev Govind Ranade, Albert, 4th duc de Broglie, and Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 400 out of 936Before him are Antalcidas (-500), Aristobulus of Cassandreia (-375), Cleombrotus (-600), Michail Stasinopoulos (1903), Markos Botsaris (1790), and Aristyllus (-400). After him are Kresilas (-480), Dorieus (-600), Isaeus (-420), Costas Simitis (1936), Manolis Glezos (1922), and Ieronymos II of Athens (1938).

Among PAINTERS In Greece

Among painters born in Greece, Nikolaos Gyzis ranks 6Before him are El Greco (1541), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), Jannis Kounellis (1936), Agatharchus (-500), and Apollodorus (-500). After him are Euphranor (-301), Amasis Painter (-550), Nikiforos Lytras (1832), Yannis Tsarouchis (1910), and Thalia Flora-Karavia (1871).