Modern Greek Painters: Georgios Iakovidis "The First Steps"
Improve your Greek by talking about some of the most important paintings in the Greek world. Discover new aspects of modern Greek art and culture while learning about the painters and other visual artists.
"The First Steps", 1893
Georgios Iakovidis (1853-1932) was a Greek painter and one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of academic realism, often called in Greece the "Munich School". He founded and was the first curator of the National Gallery of Greece in Athens.