Greece 5 Euro 2016 Yannis Moralis

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Yannis Moralis was a leading figure in 20th-century Greek art and a prominent representative of the so called Generation of the Thirties. He studied at... Read more
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SKU GR16-€5YAMO
Theme Yannis Moralis
Worth 5 euro
Metal Koper-Nikkel - Koper
Country Greece
Quality UNC
Circulation 6.500
Year 2016
Weight 18,8 gram
Diameter 30,50
Category Bijzondere overige euromunten

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Yannis Moralis was a leading figure in 20th-century Greek art and a prominent representative of the so called Generation of the Thirties. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. He spent three years in Paris, where he trained in painting, murals and mosaics. He taught at the Athens School of Fine Arts for 35 years, influencing generations of artists. Apart from paintings, his multifaceted oeuvre also includes engravings, sculpture, murals, ceramics, sets and costumes for theatre productions, book illustrations and record covers, as well as artwork integrated into architectural design. By successfully combining the classical with the modern, Yannis Moralis became one of the prime exponents of Greek modernism. However diverse